In Syria, a Russian fighter jet crashed, both pilots died
MOSCOW, may 3 — RIA Novosti. In Syria, crashed Russian fighter su-30CM, said the Ministry of defence.
fall of a #Russian plane in the sea off the port city of #Jabla in #Syria pic.twitter.com/M9b2loCTMA
— MOHAMMED GHORAB (@MGhorab3) 3 may 2018.
“Both the pilot, to the last minute fighting for the plane, according to the report, were killed,” — said the Agency.
The accident occurred at about 9:45 GMT over the Mediterranean sea as the fighter gained altitude after takeoff from the airfield Hamim.
According to preliminary data, the fire on the plane was not open — in the car engine could get a bird.
The last major accident of the Russian plane in Syria occurred in March. Then, when landing on the airfield Hamim crashed An-26 transport. On Board were 33 passengers and six crew members, they all died.
Double multi-purpose fighter su-30CM — the latest modification of the basic su-30. The plane is designed to gain air superiority, blocking enemy airfields, destroying air, ground and sea targets.