Russian Su-25 attack aircraft crashed, pilot killed

Russian Su-25 attack aircraft crashed, pilot killed

Russian Su-25 attack aircraft crashed, pilot killed

Photo: Su-25 attack aircraft/from open sources

On Tuesday, June 21, a Su-25 attack aircraft crashed in the Rostov region. This was reported by the Telegram channel  Baza.

According to preliminary information, the plane could have crashed due to a pilot error — it could have hooked on a power line.

Firefighters worked at the scene of the incident.

The press service of the Southern Military District (SMD) said that the Su-25 attack aircraft crashed while performing a planned training training flight.

The Southern Military District indicated that the flight was carried out without ammunition, the plane crashed in a deserted place, there was no destruction on the ground. The death of the pilot was also confirmed there.

According to the district, a technical malfunction of the Su-25 is considered as the main version of the crash.

"According to preliminary information, the cause of the accident could be a technical malfunction", — said in Southern Military District.

A commission of the military space forces of the Russian Federation is working at the scene of the incident.

BAGNET recalls that on June 17, a Russian  military aircraft performing a planned training flight. The pilot managed to eject, he is alive. Upon impact with the ground, the plane caught fire.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga