Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Russia’s Su-27UB fighter jet crashes

A Su-27UB fighter jet has crashed in Russia’s Far East while it was being tested after having just been repaired. Both pilots ejected in time and were not harmed in the incident.The Sukhoi aircraft crashed some 500 meters away from the Vozdvizhenka air base in Primorsky Region. It was its first flight after scheduled maintenance, Air Forces spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Vladimir Drik said.

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