Under STS crashed Yak-130

Yak-130 Russian air force (archive photo)

In the Voronezh region close to a military airfield Borisoglebsk crashed combat training aircraft Yak-130. This was reported in the Ministry of defense of Russia, reports “Interfax”.

According to authorities, the plane crashed during a training flight. The crew took the aircraft from the nearby buildings and ejected safely. After landing, the pilots made contact, as noted in the defense Ministry, they were not injured. For their evacuation in the area of emergency sent a rescue team.

In addition, to investigate the causes of the incident at the place directed by the Commission on safety.

Informed source reported to “Interfax” that, according to preliminary information, the cause of the accident could be failure of the engine. The spokesman added that the fire that occurred after the fall of the Yak-130 is liquidated.

The Borisoglebsk airfield is located about 10 km East of the homonymous city. In addition to the Yak-130 are based there su-25.