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Su-35 fighter jet ‘crashes into sea’ in Russia’s Far East, pilot ejects safely


July 31, 2021

A Sukhoi Su-35S fighter jet has crashed in Russia’s Far East after suffering an engine failure. The pilot ejected safely and was recovered, while the aircraft itself fell into the Sea of Okhotsk.

The incident occurred on Saturday during a routine training flight in Russia’s Khabarovsk region. The Su-35S plane suffered an engine failure during the flight, Russia’s Eastern Military District command said in a statement.

“The pilot ejected and was promptly found and recovered by rescue team, which brought him back to the airfield. There is no threat to the pilot’s health.” it added.

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