A Su-30 plane crashed in the Kaliningrad region, the press service of the Western Military District (ZVO) reports.
The report said that the crew died, while not specifying the number of people.
The ZVO claims that the plane was performing a training flight and crashed in a deserted area. Previously, the cause of the crash was a technical malfunction. It is specified that the plane was without ammunition.
On October 17 last year, a Su-34 fighter jet fell on a nine-story residential building in Yeysk, which had taken off from a local airfield a few minutes before. The victims of the disaster were 15 people. Six days later, in Irkutsk, a military Su-30 fell on a two-story house. The aircraft was on a test flight, both pilots were killed. It was reported that the pilots of the fighter did not take the plane away from residential buildings and could not eject, as they lost consciousness due to nitrogen residues in oxygen tanks that ground personnel are preparing for flight.
On February 23 of this year, a Su-25 attack aircraft crashed in the Belgorod region, the pilot died. The Russian Defense Ministry clarified that the plane crashed after completing a combat mission while returning to its home airfield.
On April 26, a MiG-31 fighter crashed in the Murmansk region. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the plane crashed during a training flight in a deserted place. Both pilots ejected and survived. Another MiG-31 crashed over the Avacha Bay in early July this year. The information support department of the Pacific Fleet said that the crash occurred “during a planned training flight.”
On July 17, in the Krasnodar Territory, near Yeysk, a Su-25 attack aircraft fell into the Sea of Azov, killing the pilot.