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Published: Sunday August 17, 2014 MYT 3:50:02 PM
Updated: Sunday August 17, 2014 MYT 3:51:06 PM

Separatists shoot down Ukrainian Mig-29 fighter plane - military

KIEV (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)

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