Two fighter jet planes Sukhoi Su-34 Clash – Russian military
Two fighter jet planes Sukhoi Su-34 of Russian military clash on each other in mid-air in the Far East, confirmed by Defense Ministry of Russia in Moscow on Friday 18th January 2019
How Incident Happened
Defense Ministry and Russian Military confirmed in statement that two fighter jets were include in the incident. The fighter jets model named as Sukhoi Su-34 were performing training fights near Komsomolsk-on-Amur when incident happened.
The two Sukhoi Su-34 fighter-bomber jets collide on each other above the sea of Japan, 35 kilometers (22 miles) away from the coast, said by Russian Defense Ministry. They also confirmed, The Jet Planes were not equipped with any type of ammunition and rescue operation was launched by An-12 aircraft and two Mi-8 Helicopters.
One of the parachute was found on the spot, and after some time , one of the pilots were found alive and he was picked up by a helicopter, according to the reports.
There are still no confirm news about second aircraft, source said that it might have been able to return to base.
About Sukhoi Su-34
Sukhoi Su-34 is a fighter-bomber jet capable for conducting strike missions on air, sea and ground targets. It is operated by a crew of two people.