In Syria, the crashed Russian su-24, the crew perished

In Syria, the crashed Russian su-24, the crew perished

MOSCOW, 10 Oct — RIA Novosti. Russian frontline su-24 bomber crashed during takeoff from the airfield Hamim in Syria, said the defense Ministry.

The crew managed to eject and was killed.

The plane skidded off the runway and collapsed. In the land of destructions. According to preliminary data, the cause of the incident could be a technical malfunction of the machine.

This is the second su-24, which VCS lost during operations in Syria. The first case occurred in November 2015, when a Russian bomber was shot down by Turkish fighter. Pilot Oleg Peshkov managed to eject, but was shot from the ground by insurgents.

Also in November and December of last year when landing on the aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” skidded off the deck of the Russian su-33 and MiG-29. In both cases, the pilots managed to eject, they were able to save.

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