22sept2020 "friendly fire"? : Russian Sukhoi Su-30 probably shot down by Russian Su-35 during exercise...

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22sept2020 "friendly fire"? : Russian Sukhoi Su-30 probably shot down by Russian Su-35 during exercise...

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https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/242745 :|
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Ukrainian newspaper Apostrophe (translated):
On Tuesday, September 22, in the Tver region (Russia), a Su-30 aircraft crashed during a scheduled training flight. According to reports on military forums, he was accidentally shot down by another aircraft during training sparring in air combat.

The plane crash is reported by Interfax with reference to the press service of the Western Military District.

According to the information released to the public, the fighter crashed in a forest, and the aircraft crew managed to eject. There were no fires or destructions during the disaster; the pilots were evacuated to the airfield.

While the reasons and circumstances are established by a special commission, the first details of this incident appeared.

According to a report on the Military Informant Telegram channel , on the Su-35S fighter, which was sparring with the crashed Su-30SM, the missiles were removed after combat duty, but the gun was not discharged due to an oversight. Instead of shooting, he unexpectedly fired a real volley from a cannon for everyone.
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22sept2020 "friendly fire"? : Russian Sukhoi Su-30 probably shot down by Russian Su-35 during exercise...

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BaasG wrote: 23 Sep 2020, 08:59 Ukrainian newspaper Apostrophe (translated):
On Tuesday, September 22, in the Tver region (Russia), a Su-30 aircraft crashed during a scheduled training flight. According to reports on military forums, he was accidentally shot down by another aircraft during training sparring in air combat.
...yep, correct indeed, it seems... :shock: :? :oops: :shocked!:
https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2020/09/ ... ash-a71524
A Russian Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet that crashed this week
may have been accidentally shot down by another plane during exercises,
the state-run TASS news agency reported Wednesday.
...if TASS / https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TASS
confirms this, then it indeed very likely happened.
Not something Russian defence officials would want to admit, I suppose... :|
And certainly not to an Ukrainian newspaper :twisted:
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Re: 22sept2020: Russian Sukhoi Su-30 crew had to leave their jet over Tver in a hurry...

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Of course, the USN took out a RF-4C with a missile back in 87, so it's happened on both sides.
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Su-30M2 RF-95869 60red shot down
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