Watch A MiG-21 Fighter Jet Come Down Over Libya In A Huge FireballMichael Ballaban9/02/14 5:06pmFiled to: LibyaMiG-21Crashes458EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkA Libyan MiG-21 fighter jet flying in the skies over the city of Tobruk in Eastern Libya came down in a densely populated neighborhood earlier today, exploding with incredible force upon impact. The pilot and a small boy on the ground were killed, according to initial reports. Advertisement It's not immediately clear if anyone else was killed. The pilot was identified as Rafa Al-Farani, originally from Benghazi, according to the Libya Herald.The plane actually crashed as it was performing during a memorial ceremony for another pilot killed just four days ago, the Libya Herald report said. A mechanical fault is suspected in the crash, though there is no confirmation as to what exactly brought the plane down. Advertisement We'll update if we get any more information.