Accidental launch of a NATO fighter that caused the fire


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In the area of search is accidentally launched missiles in Estonia started the fire. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the press Secretary of the defense Forces of the country, Ivo Vahemets.

Presumably the rocket fell close to Endla nature reserve. The military report that the search area was a peat fire, a fire which began on the evening of 8 August and is still ongoing.

“After the fire is extinguished, experts will be able to start looking for physical evidence to establish the exact place of landing of the rocket,” — said Vahemets.

As reported, Prime Minister of Estonia jüri Ratas said the fire is under control, but fragments of the rocket still not found.

The defence forces of Estonia on Tuesday, August 7, reported that Spanish fighter Eurofighter, part based in the country of the NATO mission, combat accidentally released a missile of class “air-air”. Looking for her about 40 kilometres North of Tartu. Local residents are asked upon detection of the projectile or its parts, without touching, to report the find.

The Ministry of foreign Affairs also commented on the incident, calling the NATO military bloc “useless”.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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