Russian bomber Su-24 crashed during take off in Syria

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As it was reported by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation on Tuesday October 10th, a bomber Su-24 rolled out of the runway during take off in Syria, the crew was killed.

“On October 10, during the acceleration for take-off from the airfield of Khmeimim (Syria) for a combat mission, a Su-24 aircraft went beyond the runway and crashed. The crew of the aircraft did not have time to eject, and got killed,” the Ministry said.

It was also clarified that the accident caused no destruction to the structures on the ground.

“According to the report from the scene, the cause of the accident could be a technical malfunction of the machine,” the Defense Ministry added.

Source: TASS