Details about the fall of a military aircraft on a residential building in Irkutsk
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Su multirole fighter -30SM took off from the airfield of the Irkutsk aircraft plant: it was undergoing flight tests and flew without ammunition.
The governor of the Irkutsk region of the Russian Federation, Igor Kobzev, confirmed that a military plane fell on a two-story house in Irkutsk: “I am working on the spot. There is an elimination of open burning here,” he wrote in his Telegram channel.
Twin fighter Su- 30 fell in the city, in the sector of private development. The fire area reached two hundred square meters.
According to preliminary data, the Su-30SM multi-role fighter was undergoing flight tests and flew without ammunition.
The plane took off from the airfield of the Irkutsk Aviation Plant and fell on a residential area in the Novo-Lenino microdistrict of Irkutsk. A wooden two-story house on the street was damaged from the fall of the plane. Przhevalsky, where two families lived.
Both pilots died, there were no casualties among the civilian population. Local media report that they managed to evacuate three children.
According to unofficial information, the crew of the aircraft could have suffocated due to a malfunction, which caused the Su-30 to crash.
Probably, falling, The fighter's hull hit power lines: reportedly, 150 houses were left without power in the area where the plane crashed.
A criminal case has been initiated on the fact of the plane crash on a two-story residential building under the article on violation of safety rules and operation of air transport.
This is the second time a military plane has crashed into a residential building in Russia in the past week. On October 17, a Su-34 front-line bomber fell on a nine-story building in Yeysk, Krasnodar Territory, then 14 people died and 42 were injured. The pilots managed to eject.