Strategic bomber Tu-95 crashed in the Khabarovsk territory. According to our information, the aircraft crew consisting of 7 people have left the aircraft.
Russian strategic bomber-missile carrier Tu-95 on Tuesday crashed in the Khabarovsk territory. According to data from security agencies, the crew left the aircraft.
"It was reported leaving the Tu-95 a crew of 7 people", - quotes knowledgeable informant RIA Novosti. Furthermore according to the adept power structures to date, installed information about the crash site, and the search is already working patrol aircraft an-12 and 2 Mi-8 helicopter.
Besides information about the crash bomber adopted in the management of the press service and information of the defense Ministry. According to reliable information, the Department's strategic Tu-95MS was wrecked in the Khabarovsk region during a training flight.
"On July 14 at 9:50 Moscow time when performing routine training flight at about 80 km from Khabarovsk crashed Tu-95MS," he said, adept defense TASS. It is determined that the aircraft suffered an accident in the area of the polygon Litovka.
It is emphasized that the flight was carried out without ammunition. The plane crashed in an uninhabited area in the forest, on the ground of destruction there, added in the military. According to unconfirmed information, the cause of the fall of the Tu-95MS - failure 3 power plants.
Note that this is not the 1st unpleasant event with the strategic bomber Tu-95 for the last time. So, for example, in the Amur region Tu-95MS June 8, skidded off the runway in consequence of a fire engine. On Board the plane had no ammunition. When you leave the plane, several crew members received injuries of varying severity and were taken to hospital.
Besides all this, on 4 June in the Russian air force was just 2 tragedy: the MiG-29 fighter crashed in the area of the Ashuluk firing range, and in Voronezh during landing overturned fighter - bomber su-34. The pilots in both cases remained in good health. Together with this, near Krasnodar July 3 crashed MiG-29 fighter, the pilot managed to eject, and on 6 July in the Khabarovsk region crashed su-24, both pilots were killed.
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