Mid-air collision Accident Sukhoi Su-34 RF-81253 33 R, Friday 18 January 2019
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Date:Friday 18 January 2019
Time:08:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SU27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sukhoi Su-34
Owner/operator:Russian Air Force
Registration: RF-81253 33 R
MSN: 09-02
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Tatar Strait -   Russia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Khurba Airbase
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Two Russian Air Force Sukhoi Su-34 military planes collided mid-air 44 km off coast of Khabarovsk Territory and Sakhalin. The 2 aircraft crashed into the sea.
Both crews of 2 occupants ejected, pilot and navigator. At around 11:00 Moscow time, a search and rescue helicopter rescued one of the Su-34's pilots found in his life raft with adverse weather conditions.
The search-and-rescue operation involved Tu-142, An-12, An-30 aircraft, Mi-8 helicopters. Another six vessels of the Russian Pacific Fleet were deployed to the search area.



Revision history:

18-Jan-2019 07:45 gerard57 Added
18-Jan-2019 07:48 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
18-Jan-2019 08:49 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
18-Jan-2019 08:52 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
18-Jan-2019 09:12 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Narrative]
18-Jan-2019 09:13 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
18-Jan-2019 12:15 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
18-Jan-2019 12:22 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
18-Jan-2019 20:25 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
19-Jan-2019 08:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
19-Jan-2019 10:07 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-Jan-2019 13:38 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
21-Jan-2019 12:51 sinfu2a Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
26-Sep-2022 18:27 Anon. Updated [Registration]

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