RUSSIAN MILITARY AIRCRAFT DOWNED IN SYRIA




Mustafa AY – TDO – 11.10.2017 A Russian Sukhoi-24 aircraft crashed while taking off. The incident occurred in Syria’s Hmeymim airfield. The crew of 2 could not achieve to eject the jet on account of malfunction in the cockpit reportedly. That’s why, two pilots died in the crash-zone.

After the accident, Russian Defense Ministry released an official statement to submit for public’s information. SU-24 was assigned to launch an airstrike against radical opposition group of Bashar al-Assad. But, because of a technical breakdown in the plane, the plane was going down and crashed the earth. While happening the accident, the crew died immediately.