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Russia: 2 Su-34 fighter bombers collide

Pilots’ error caused collision in western Lipetsk city, local official says

Elena Teslova   | 06.09.2019
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MOSCOW 

Two Russian Su-34 fighter jets collided during a training flight in the country’s western Lipetsk city on Friday.

“The collision happened due to pilots’ error. A special commission is examining the details of the accident. In particular, it will determine the extent of responsibility of each of the crews,” said an official in the region.

Despite damages, both pilots managed to land after the accident.

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