Contents tagged with Su-30SM crash

  • Media: Russian fighter aicraft that crashed in Syria experienced engine failure

    The Russian Su-30SM fighter aircraft that crashed after takeoff from Khmeimim airbase in Syria on May 4 had Khmeimim airbase in Syria on May 4 experienced an engine failure.  The newspaper Kommersant reports, citing a source of in the military command, that there was a sharp drop in power of one of the engines before the fighter crashed. The exact cause of the crash will be determined only after the flight recorders are recovered from the water.

    According to the newspaper, the aircraft began …