Russian su-24 crashed during takeoff in Syria

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Russian su-24 aircraft during takeoff from the airfield Hamim in Syria skidded off the runway. On Tuesday, October 10, reported the Ministry of defense of Russia, reports RIA Novosti.

The crew managed to eject and was killed. Damage on the ground no, said the office. The defense Ministry added that the cause of the incident could be a technical malfunction of the machine.

According to TASS, the Russian government Hamim in the province of Latakia based combat aircraft of Russian air force, which strikes on militant positions of terrorist groups “Islamic state” and “Jabhat EN-Nusra” (both organizations are banned in Russia).

In the last few days, as reported in the defense Ministry, Russian aviation deals up to 150 beats a day on the positions of terrorists in the area Medina in the province of Deir ez-Zor.