Russian Su-27 goes missing over Black Sea
The Russian Ministry of Defence confirmed that at 20:10 on 25 March, a Russian Aerospace Forces Su-27 fighter jet disappeared from radar above the Black Sea. The incident occurred approximately 50km from Feodosia, Crimea.
According to an MoD statement: ‘An emergency radio beacon was activated in the area at 20:11… Adverse weather conditions in the area complicate the search for the pilot.’
The Black Sea Navy has also deployed a corvette to search for the wreckage.
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