Russian Defense Ministry: Sukhoi Su-25 jet crashes in Russia's Stavropol region
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  • 18:12 03 September 2019

Russian Defense Ministry: Sukhoi Su-25 jet crashes in Russia's Stavropol region

"On 3 September, an Su-25UB aircraft crashed in the Stavropol region during a regular training flight. At the moment, search and rescue services are searching for two pilots", the ministry said in a statement, specifying that the plane was not carrying weapons, ONA reports citing Sputnik.

According to the Russian military, the warplane crashed in a desolate area, causing no damage on the ground.

 According to reports, both pilots managed to eject themselves from the aircraft.

The Sukhoi Su-25 Grach (NATO reporting name Frogfoot) is a single-seat, twin-engine jet aircraft developed in the Soviet Union. The Su-25UB version, modified for training missions, has two seats.

Faig Mahmudov

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