Crash near the beach
A Su-25 attack aircraft crashed into a bay in the north-east of the Sea of Azov on the territory of Yeysk, Krasnodar Territory, near the resort beach, the operational headquarters of the Krasnodar Territory reported.
“According to the EDDS (Unified Duty Dispatch Service) of the Yeisk District, at about 15:00, information was received that a Su-25 aircraft had crashed near the coast,” the operational headquarters said.
At first, the department reported that there were no damages and victims as a result of the crash of the bomber. It was reported that the pilot managed to eject, after which the rescue team evacuated the man. Then, in the Baza Telegram channel, they wrote that the pilot broke his legs during splashdown and almost drowned due to problems with the parachute.
pilot. Then the head of the Yeysk district of the Krasnodar Territory, Roman Bublik, confirmed the death of the pilot.
Later, the identity of the crashed pilot became known. According to Baza, he turned out to be a 27-year-old senior lieutenant, the commander of the assault squadron Timur Kh. The pilot managed to eject, after which he was taken to the hospital by ambulance, but already there he died. There was no ammunition on board, ”the message of the Telegram channel says.
Specialists of the Ministry of Defense and special services are currently establishing the reasons for the fall of the attack aircraft. As the TASS agency wrote with reference to the press service of the Southern Military District, the Su-25 was performing a training flight. According to preliminary data, engine failure was the cause of the crash.
According to 112, the Su-25 crashed two kilometers from the coast, not far from the airfield. Baza reported that the attack aircraft did not drown, since the sea in this place is shallow. The wreckage is visible from the water.
The footage taken by eyewitnesses shows that when the Su-25 crashed, huge splashes of water were lifted into the air.
The Su-25 attack aircraft is used to support ground forces over the battlefield. This bomber model is used to destroy objects with given coordinates. The attack aircraft is capable of operating in any meteorological conditions.
In October 2022, a Su-34 military fighter-bomber crashed in Yeysk during a training flight. He began to fall even during the climb after takeoff from the airfield of the Southern Military District. Su-34 then landed on a multi-storey building. As a result, 16 people were killed, including several children, and about 20 more were injured. The pilots ejected. Then the cause of the disaster was a technical malfunction – birds got into the engine, their remains were found during the inspection of the wreckage.
reported in the administration of the Krasnodar Territory. The authorities promised to restore apartments in four entrances.
On July 4, 2023, a MiG-31 fighter jet crashed in Kamchatka. The board of the Ministry of Defense fell during a planned training flight in the Kamchatka Territory over the waters of the Avacha Bay. The fighter was flying without ammunition. Last week, a light-engine aircraft made a hard landing in the Novosibirsk region near the Severny regional airfield. Eyewitnesses said that they first heard a loud bang, then saw the plane crash into the forest belt.