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