A big blaze engulfed the constructing and witnesses on the scene mentioned it was on fireplace from the primary to the ninth flooring.
A army plane crashed right into a residential constructing within the southern Russian metropolis of Yeysk after what the defence ministry mentioned was engine failure.
Unconfirmed footage on social media confirmed a big fireball erupting from a multi-story constructing on Monday.
The downed plane was recognized as a Sukhoi Su-34 fighter jet. The crew managed to eject earlier than the aircraft crashed, in keeping with Russia’s defence ministry.
A big blaze engulfed the constructing, stoked by the jet gas, and witnesses on the scene had been quoted by Russia’s Tass information company as saying it was on fireplace from the primary to the ninth flooring. Firefighters had been battling the blaze.
“Whereas climbing to carry out a coaching flight from the army airfield of the southern army district, a Su-34 plane crashed,” a ministry assertion mentioned. “The reason for the crash of the plane was a hearth in one of many engines throughout takeoff.”
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