05:38 GMT04 December 2020
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A Su-34 aircraft had an accident in the Khabarovsk region in Russia's Far East, the pilots managed to self-eject, the press service of the Eastern Military District said Wednesday.

    The plane was carrying out a scheduled training flight.

    The two pilots are safe and have been brought to the base.

    "The flight was carried out without ammunition. The plane crashed in a flat, wooded area. There is no destruction on the ground," the press service said.

    A commission from the Eastern Military District was sent to the scene of the accident to establish the causes and circumstances of the crash.

    Su-34 is the Russian multipurpose fighter-bomber capable of effectively targeting surface, sea and air objects in any geographic area with the use of all aircraft munition types. The equipment installed on the Su-34 allows for the use of weapons against several targets simultaneously.

     

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    Khabarovsk Region, Su-34, Russia
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