Russian Su-25 crashes during exercise in Belgorod region

A Russian Su-25 attack aircraft crashed during an exercise in the Belgorod region. This was reported by Interfax with reference to the statement of the Western Military District (ZVO). The pilot ejected, there is no threat to his health. The search and rescue service evacuated him to the airfield. There is no destruction on the ground in the "deserted place" where the plane crashed.

“The cause of the incident could be a technical malfunction,” the ZVO said in a statement.

According to Baza, the plane "hooked on a power line pole" and fell because of this. It happened at about 8 am near the village of Novaya Slobodka, Korochansky district.

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