Soviet-made aircraft Su-27SK and Su-22M4 Vietnamese Air Force, undergoing repairs and modernization at the A32 plant, were taken out of the production area and hid in shelters a few days ago in anticipation of the coming tropical storm “Know”. А32 is the only company, responsible for the maintenance of fighters in the country.
Against the backdrop of the unfolding elements, public attention is riveted on the fate of a group of Philippine aircraft. 6 machines of the A-29B Super Tulcano type carried out a flight and had to make a stop in Vietnam due to inclement weather. but, as reported by VietDefense, only four planes arrived at Tan Son Nhot airport.
There are unconfirmed messages, that two cars allegedly broke down and remained in Egypt. However, all six units were spotted in Dubai and India.. This circumstance in a number of publications raises suspicions about the loss of two aircraft during the flight due to bad weather..
Six A-29Bs were purchased from 2017 Brazil Philippines, Air Force which planned to use them as attack aircraft. As experts suggest, this machine is perfect for counterinsurgency operations, interception of drug mafia planes and smugglers.