Russian multipurpose fighter Su-35S of the Air Defense Forces fell into the Sea of Okhotsk
Russian multipurpose fighter Su-35S crashed in the Far East. According to the press service of the Eastern Military District, the plane crashed in the Khabarovsk Territory.
According to the information available at this time, the fighter performed a planned flight, taking off from the Dzemgi airfield in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. Four minutes after takeoff, the aircraft engine failed, the pilot managed to eject. The search group was able to quickly find him and deliver him to the home airfield. The pilot has already been examined by doctors, nothing threatens his life and health.
- said in a statement.
The fighter itself, according to preliminary data, fell in the Sea of Okhotsk. As a result of the fall, no one was injured. The reason for the crash will be determined by a special commission of the Eastern Military District, created after the incident with the Su-35S.
Su-35 is a Russian multi-purpose super-maneuverable fighter of the generation "4 ++", with engines with controlled thrust vectoring (UHT). Developed in the Sukhoi Design Bureau. Modification for the Russian videoconferencing system is designated as Su-35С. The aircraft is able to carry up to 8 tons of combat load. The “4 ++ generation” is conditional and only indicates that, in the aggregate of characteristics, the fighter is very close to the characteristics of the fifth-generation fighter, with the exception of low-visibility technology and AFAR.
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