Thursday, May 23, 2024

Su-27 fighter jet crashes in Kazakhstan

The Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jet of crashed near an airport on Wednesday while training flight, military sources said.

The pilot received no injuries and successfully ejected prior to the crash.

“Today, 21 December, during the training flight at night as a result of the incident Su-27 aircraft crashed, pilot Major A.Iskakov made every effort and took a plane from the settlement, and then ejected.”, – Reported in the official Defense Ministry comments on the incident aircraft.


The Su-27 (NATO designation Flanker) is the front-line fighter aircraft designed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau. The aircraft is equipped to operate autonomously in combat over hostile territory, in escort of deep-penetration strike aircraft and in the suppression of enemy airfields. The aircraft provides general air defense in cooperation with ground and airborne control stations.

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