The Russian bomber “su-24″ during takeoff skidded off the runway in Syria, the crew was killed, told TASS in the defense Ministry.
“On October 10, when performing acceleration to take off from the airfield Hamim (Syria) to perform combat tasks skidded off the runway and destroyed the aircraft “su-24″. The crew managed to eject and was killed,” – said the Agency.
The destruction of the earth due to a plane crash there, according to the Ministry.
“Report from the scene, the cause of the incident could be
technical issues”, – quotes “Interfax” the official message of the Ministry of defense.
Recall that in previous times the Russian VKS suffered losses in 2015. Then 24 November, the Turkish fighter jet shot down by missiles “air – air” the Russian bomber “su-24″ involved in the operation in Syria. Ankara claimed that the plane violated the airspace of the country, in Moscow, the charges were dismissed. The plane fell in Syria. The crew commander Oleg Peshkov was shot by the militants from the ground, co-driver managed to escape. During the evacuation he was killed another Russian soldier.
Last week, the Russian helicopter “Mi-28″ made an emergency landing in the province of Hama because of a malfunction. In the initial reports claimed that war machine was shot down by militants. In the defense Ministry assured that the helicopter is not under attack.
At the end of 2016 within a few weeks with the deck of the cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov” was rolled out and fell into the sea, “MiG-29K” and then “su-33″. Their crews managed to eject. Later it became known that the cause of the disasters in both cases there was a broken cable autofinder, the fault planes of the question.