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 Ukraine's Air Force scheduled training flights suspended after Su-25 tragedy, - General Staff

Ukraine's Air Force scheduled training flights have been suspended until causes of the Su-25 accident near Zaporizhia are established.

This was announced by press officer of the Ukrainian Army General Staff Vladyslav Selezniov, Censor.NET informs citing Ukrinform.

"All scheduled training flights have been suspended until causes of the tragedy are established," he said.

The spokesman also said that the Su-25 fell near Mykhailivka village, 40 kilometers north of Zaporizhia. The pilot, 1992, served as a senior lieutenant within Mykolaiv Aviation Brigade.

According to Selezniov, the pilot did his utmost to divert the aircraft from settlements. The local population has not been affected as a result of the accident.


Chief Military Prosecutor Anatolii Matios said the plane might fall after colliding with a high-voltage power line.
 
 
 
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