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24 September, 2020
 
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Russia says war plane crashes in Syria

Russian media say two Russian pilots killed in a fighter jet crash in Syria

Source: Reuters

The Russian military said a Sukhoi-30 multi-role fighter jet had crashed in Syria on Thursday, killing both of its pilots, Russian news agencies reported.

The agencies, citing a defense ministry statement, said the jet had crashed after taking off and was not shot down.

The RIA news agency said the crash may have been caused by a bird strike.

 

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