The statement of the press service of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine:
The pilot acted professionally, made a bailout, his state of health is satisfactory. Fire extinguished. In order to establish the causes of the corresponding commission.
In Starokonstantinovo is the air base of the Ukrainian Air Force. The main equipment is Su-25 attack aircraft and Su-24 bombers. There are also unmanned aerial vehicles at the base. Military airfield used by 7th bomber aviation regiment, 168th fighter aviation regiment and 379th separate regiment of the UAV of the Air Force of Ukraine.