Separatists shoot down Ukrainian Mig-29 fighter plane - military

by Reuters
Sunday, 17 August 2014 07:39 GMT

KIEV, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian Mig-29 fighter jet in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine overnight, a military spokesman said on Sunday.

The pilot ejected and has been found after a search, the spokesman, Oleksiy Dmytrashkivsky, said. (Reporting by natalia Zinets; Writing By Richard Balmforth; Editing by Christian Lowe)