A video showing how a Russian Su-25 plane crashes shortly after taking off has gone viral and has highlighted the problems suffered by the armed forces of this country, since the fighter falls due to technical problems, as it does not receive any attack. When the two apparatuses rotate, one of them seems to lose control and falls to the ground. The camera briefly pans to the ground, but when the planes come back into view, one of them can be seen hitting the ground and causing a huge explosion.
There are many possible explanations for why the plane failed, including the possibility that aircraft maintenance is failing, although, according to the Israel News website, tIt is also possible that the pilot banked too much, lost speed and stalled. This last explanation is likely, since the plane stopped emitting smoke when turning, indicating that the plane’s engine was not running.
Telegram messages indicate that the accident occurred on Sunday
According to what has been known later, the event would have occurred in a Russian base in the occupied territory of Crimea. The Sukhou Su-25 «Grach» It is a single-seat, twin-engine aircraft developed in the Soviet Union by the Sukhoi Design Bureau. It has ground attack, close air support and anti-tank characteristics and was created to provide support to the Soviet Ground Forces.
During his more than four decades in service, he has served in numerous air forces. He was actively involved in the Soviet war in Afghanistan, flying counter-insurgency missions against the mujahideen. The Iraqi Air Force used it against Iran during the 1980-1989 Iran-Iraq War. Most of them were later destroyed or sent to Iran during the 1991 Gulf War. In 1993, Abkhaz separatists used the Su-25 against the Georgians during the Abkhaz War. Eight years later, the Republic of Macedonia Air Force used Su-25s against Albanian insurgents in the 2001 Macedonian conflict, and in 2008, Georgia and Russia reportedly used Su-25s during the Ossetian war. from the south.