“In the Novgorod region, during takeoff for a planned flight, as a result of a technical malfunction, the MiG-31 aircraft rolled out of the runway,” RIA Novosti quotes a statement from the department.

It is noted that a commission of the Russian Aerospace Forces is working at the scene.

The crew was not injured in the incident, there are no casualties or damage on the ground.

After the technical inspection, the aircraft will return to service as soon as possible.

Earlier it was reported that the An-12 cargo plane disappeared from the radar.

According to the Russian Emergencies Ministry, the aircraft was found near Irkutsk.