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Russian military plane crashes on take-off in Syria, crew killed

AFP/Moscow
Filed on October 10, 2017
Russian military plane crashes on take-off in Syria, crew killed

(AFP)

The Su-24 plane rolled off the runway and broke up while accelerating for take-off


A Sukhoi military jet crashed while preparing for take off from Russia's Hmeimim base in Syria on Tuesday, killing the crew, Russian news agencies quoted a military spokesman as saying.

"The Su-24 plane rolled off the runway and broke up while accelerating for takeoff... The plane's crew did not have time to eject and died," the spokesman said.





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