Accident Sukhoi Su-25 RF-94685 08 Y, Monday 17 July 2023
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Date:Monday 17 July 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic SU25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sukhoi Su-25
Owner/operator:Russian Air Force
Registration: RF-94685 08 Y
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Azov Sea, Yeysk, Yeysky Raion, Krasnodar Krai -   Russia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On 17 July 2023, the Russian Air Force Sukhoi Su-25 s/n RF-94685, 08 yellow, of the 266th Attack Aviation Regiment, crashed into the Azov Sea off Yeysk, Krasnodar Krai, Russia. The pilot, starshiy leytenant Timur Khismatullin, did not survive.

The pilot was able to eject from the aircraft, and was rescued by emergency services shortly after in severe condition. However, according to ambulance rescue crew, the pilot could not be saved, due to water submersion. Russian news sources, as well as Roman Bublik, the mayor of Yeysk, later reported that the pilot, Timur Khismatullin, did not survive.

The accident was confirmed by the Southern Military District of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, with the preliminary cause of the crash being attributed to engine failure at low altitude.


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Revision history:

17-Jul-2023 13:32 gerard57 Added
17-Jul-2023 15:17 Iceman 29 Updated
18-Jul-2023 08:15 RobertMB Updated
22-Jul-2023 07:33 AlxSrgv Updated
29-Jul-2023 06:25 Anon. Updated
08-Aug-2023 05:46 Anon. Updated
11-Aug-2023 06:05 Anon. Updated
11-Aug-2023 16:46 Anon. Updated
06-May-2024 08:47 Anon. Updated [Source]
06-May-2024 10:00 Anon. Updated [Location, Source]

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