A military plane has crashed into an apartment building in Yeysk in south Russia.
Russian media on Oct. 17, reported that a military plane (reportedly was Russian Aerospace Forces Su-34 Fullback strike aircraft) smashed into an apartment building in Yeysk.
Two pilots appeared to have ejected moments before impact.
After the plane crashed, a fire broke out.
According to local sources, one of the engines on the Su-34 caught fire shortly after takeoff from Yeysk airbase.
No casualties or injuries have been reported at this time.
Reports that a Su-34 military jet crashed into the residential building in Yeysk, Russia. At least 15 apartments have been damaged. pic.twitter.com/ejYP1L9wdK
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The Su-34 combat aircraft is designed to engage ground, surface and air targets day and night in any weather conditions.
According to the Russian MoD website, the Su-34’s flight range is up to 4,000 km, maximum speed – up to 1,900 km per hour. The Su-34 carries long-range air-to-surface and air-to-air missile armament with the multi-channel employment capability.