Military aircraft Su-27 crashed in Almaty region
A special commission was created to elucidate the causes of the crash.
Military aircraft Su-27 crashed in Almaty region during training flights, the press service of the Ministry of Defense
"September 23, 2014 at about
20.42 during the training
flights, the communication with the
Su-27 (50) was lost. The crew members
were Colonel E. Nauanov and Lieutenant Colonel D. Gorbunov. During the search operations a place of crash was found. The search
for the pilots keeps going,"
- stated in the press release.
According to the military prosecutor's
office of Taldykorgan garrison,
the crashed plane was found
in the morning in Koksu district, 15 km from Zhanalyk village.
Emergency services and police are involved in the search
A special commission was created to elucidate the causes of the accident, the press service of
the Defense Ministry informed.
Su-27 is a Soviet/Russian
highly mobile multi-purpose all-weather fighter. The aircraft is used by the armies of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan,
China, Uzbekistan, and several African countries.