A fighter of the Armed Forces of Ukraine fell in the Zhytomyr region - sources Klymenko Time
The causes of the tragedy are being established.
On August 21, a plane crashed in the Zhytomyr region of Ukraine. Sources say this Klymenko Time in the National Police.
The incident happened near the village of Leschin, Zhytomyr region.
At about 6:30 am on August 21, during an air raid, the district department of the National Police received a message that a military aircraft took off from the airfield in the urban-type settlement of Ozernoye in the Zhytomyr region in the Zhytomyr region to patrol the airspace and immediately disappeared from the radar - Fighter of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Su-27.
Later, the crash site of the plane was established: its fragments were found in a field at a distance of about 2 km from the village. Leshchin.
The plane was flown by a lieutenant colonel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, born in 1982, as a result of the incident he died.
Currently, there is no single official version of what happened, the causes of the disaster are being investigated.
This is not the first plane crash since the beginning of the war:
- On February 24, the plane fell directly on Kyiv, and part of it fell on a residential building. Then, too, the reasons for the incident were not made public.
- Also on February 24, a military aircraft of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, a plane with 14 people on board, crashed in the Kyiv region between the village. Zhukovtsy and Tripoli, Obukhov district. The cause of the crash was not reported.
- On April 22, a Ukrainian An-26 crashed near Mikhailovka, Zaporozhye region, which, as reported, was performing a technical flight. Then 1 person died and 2 were injured. The official reason for the fall is fog and low flight altitude.
When planes crashed, there were even cases of looting. In the National Police сообщилиthat in May, 5 residents of the village of Denishi, Zhytomyr region, after a Ukrainian MIG-29 plane was shot down over the territory of the Teterov community, instead of calling law enforcement officers to the scene and helping to organize the transportation of the remains of the deceased Ukrainian military, decided to loot. They pulled out a combat kit from the plane, tore out the ship's controls: circuit boards, microcircuits, sensors - parts containing precious metals. In addition, the men stole a service firearm from the deceased pilot.
Criminal proceedings were opened in the case, most of the stolen goods were confiscated, but the pilot's service weapon was never found.
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