Russian Su-24 Bomber Crashes, Pilots Safe

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  • 06:51 PM, August 27, 2021
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Russian Su-24 Bomber Crashes, Pilots Safe
Sukhoi Su-24 jet

A Russian Su-24 bomber scheduled to undergo repairs crashed near the city of Perm in the Urals.

"On August 27, a Su-24 plane crashed 95 km west of the city of Perm while making a flight to the Aircraft Repair Enterprise for scheduled repairs. According to the reports from the scene of the incident, the pilots ejected," the press office of Russia’s Central Military District reported on Friday.

A helicopter of the search and rescue service has been dispatched for evacuation from the crash site," the statement added.

The aircraft cashed in a forest area. There were no casualties or damage on the ground.

A source in the emergency services told the Russian media that the pilots were found and that their lives weren't in danger. They were evacuated by a helicopter.

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