The Russian fighter jet crashed into a residential building in the southern Russian city
According to the regional governor, a Russian fighter jet crashed into a residential building in the southern Russian city of Yeysk on Monday, engulfing apartments in flames. A massive flame erupted from a multi-story building, according to a video. According to Russian media sources, the pilots ejected.
The plane, according to Governor Veniamin Kondratyev, was a Sukhoi Su-34, a supersonic medium-range fighter bomber. According to the RIA news agency, it crashed during a training flight from a military airport. According to TASS, the collision was caused by an engine fire.
The state Investigative Committee of Russia, which deals with major crimes, said it has initiated a criminal investigation and dispatched experts to the area. It did not specify what evidence suggested possible wrongdoing.
According to Interfax, President Vladimir Putin was notified and ordered that all essential assistance be provided to victims. The health and emergency ministries have been instructed to go to the region, according to the report.
Thirteen people are currently known to have died as a result of this accident.Recommend0 recommendationsPublished in Aviation Blog, Aviation Crashes, Aviation News