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Two Su-34 jets collide in Russia's Far East

People's Daily Online

(Xinhua) 17:21, January 18, 2019

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Two Su-34 jets accidentally collided in Russia's Far East region while performing training flights on Friday, the Russian Defense Ministry confirmed in a statement.

According to the statement, the crews have managed to eject safely. An An-12 and two Mi-8 helicopters from the search and rescue forces are searching for the pilots in the area where they ejected.

The planes performed the flights without ammunition, added the statement.

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