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 Su-25 might collide with high-voltage power line, - Chief Military Prosecutor Matios

Ukraine's Air Force Su-25 military aircraft which crashed in the morning near Zaporizhia carried out a training flight at an extremely low altitude.

This was announced by Chief Military Prosecutor Anatolii Matios on his Facebook page, Censor.NET reports.

"An aircraft accident occurred today at 9:15 a.m. According to a version by Defense Ministry air crash investigation team working at the scene, carrying out a training flight at an extremely low altitude, the plane collided with a high-voltage power line and fell in the vicinity of Ternivka village (Zaporizhia region), close to 255 km of Kharkiv-Simferopol highway," Matios said.

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According to him, the aircraft was not carrying any ammunition.

"The pilot was killed on spot. No destruction and other casualties have been reported," he added.

 
 
 
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