Russian su-30SM fighter jets crashed in Syria.

Russian su-30SM fighter jets crashed in Syria: two pilots were killed, the defense Ministry. Photos

About it writes "Interfax" with reference to the defense Ministry, reports mediaUA.

Both pilots aboard the fighter were killed.

The Russian military Department stated that the plane was shot down. The accident occurred at 9:45 on may 3, over the Mediterranean sea after takeoff fighter base "Hamim". It is assumed that the engine of the su-30SM got the bird.

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"According to preliminary information, the cause of the crash could be getting into the engine birds. No fire effects on the aircraft was not", — is spoken in the message of the defense Ministry.

The Russian plane crashed into the Mediterranean sea near airbase Hamim, according to SkyNews Arabia.

A Syrian activist Mohammed Ghorab published photos of the fall.

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