Russian Defense Ministry announced that temporarily grounded all Su-27 fighters (Figure)
Data Figure: Russian Su-27 aircraft maintenance
Global Network reporter Liang Xu reported on January 14, the Russian Far East to take off a Su-27 fighter planes missing. After two days of searching, 16 Su-27 fighters to find the wreckage and the pilot remains. Russian Defense Ministry announced that temporarily grounded all Su-27.
Russian Interfax reported that Russian Defense Ministry announced that all Su-27 to stop the flight, identify the cause of the accident until the date. Department of Defense in charge of news and information issued by Colonel Kuznetsov, said search and rescue personnel in the Khabarovsk Territory Amur River 20 kilometers north of Komsomolsk aircraft found the wreckage of the fuselage and the pilot’s body. Confirmed, this is driving the missing fighter pilot Colonel Sobolev. Kuznetsov said that while search and rescue personnel found the aircraft’s “black box” and handed over to experts to study.