I crashed in the Syrian su-30CM before the crash, fell sharply thrust of the engine
The SU-30 that crashed yesterday after takeoff from the air base Hamim, passed a full cycle of preflight preparation and had no claims from the professionals, and its commander already had experience of such operations, according to Kommersant’s source.
However, for unclear reason, immediately after takeoff one of the engines of the aircraft there was a sharp drop in thrust.
In this situation, the pilots could eject, but instead attempted to align the aircraft to return to the airfield. After attempting to turn the aircraft crashed into the sea, hitting the water he tore off the left wing and empennage. Both pilots were killed.
According to the plan, the su-30SM were to fly over the Mediterranean sea, and to secure the aircraft was flying with full ammunition. The commander of the crew of two was guards major albert Davidian.
See also: multi-purpose fighter su-30. Dossier