Su-27 crashes in Black Sea
- March 26, 2020
Russian SU-27 crashed in the Black Sea during scheduled flights.
According to the statement of Russian Ministry of Defence, “Around 08.10 pm Moscow time [17:10 GMT] on March 25, a Su-27 fighter flying a scheduled mission over the Black Sea at a distance of about 50 kilometers [31 miles] from the town of Feodosia, disappeared from radar screens. An emergency radio beacon signal was detected in the area.”
“The search for the pilot in the area of the operation is complicated by difficult weather conditions”, the ministry said.
An An-26 plane and a Mi-8 helicopter, a frigate and six ships have been sent to the crash area.