Russian multipurpose fighter Su-35S crashed in the Far East. According to the press service of the Eastern Military District, the plane crashed in the Khabarovsk Territory.
According to the information available at the moment, the fighter was on a scheduled flight, taking off from the Dzemgi airfield in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. Four minutes after takeoff, the plane's engine failed., the pilot managed to eject. The search group was able to quickly find him and deliver him to the home airfield. The pilot has already been examined by doctors, nothing threatens his life and health.
31 July 2021 of the year in the Khabarovsk Territory, while performing scheduled training flights, an engine failure occurred on a Su-35S aircraft. The pilot ejected, was promptly found by the search group and delivered to the home airfield. There is no threat to the pilot's health
– It said in a statement.
The fighter itself, according to preliminary information, fell in the Sea of Okhotsk. There are no casualties as a result of the fall. The cause of the plane crash will be determined by a special commission of the Eastern Military District, created after the incident with the Su-35S.
Su-35 - the Russian multipurpose supermaneuverability generation fighter “4++”, with engines with thrust vector control (UVT). Developed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau. The modification is referred to as the Su-35s for videoconferencing Russia. The aircraft can carry up to 8 tons of payload. “Generation 4 ++” It is conditional and only indicates, that aggregate performance fighter closely approximated to the characteristics of the fifth generation fighter, excluding low-signature technology and AFAR.