“On November 11, 2015, around 10 am during a routine training flight, Su-25 jet aircraft of the Air Forces of Ukraine crashed. The tragedy occurred 40 km north of Zaporizhzhia,” – said in a statement of Ukrainian Ministry of Defence, Joinfo.ua reports with the reference to Sprotyv.info.
The pilot, born in 1992, died, the local residential area was not affected, noted in the Ministry of Defense.
The search and rescue team is working at the scene. In fact the accident is under investigation, it clarifies the causes and circumstances.
Chief command of the Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces of Ukraine express sincere condolences to the families and relatives of the pilot about their tragic and irretrievable loss.