MOSCOW | Ukrainian fighter jet crashes on landing, pilot is killed

15Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



MOSCOW  — Ukraine’s military says a Ukrainian air force pilot has died when his Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jet crashed while attempting to land at a base in the northern region of Zhytomyr.

The Ukrainian General Staff wrote on its Facebook page that the plane went down Saturday during a routine flight. An investigation into the crash is underway.

Su-27 fighter jets were designed by the Soviet Union and continue to be built by Russia.

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