Author Topic: Russia Military Aircraft Bursts into Flames, Crashes to the Ground in Video  (Read 3474 times)

Offline KB4TEZ

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Video shared on social media captured the moment a prototype of a Russian military aircraft burst into flames and crashed.

The Ilyushin IL-112V military transport aircraft crashed during a test flight near Moscow with three people on board on Tuesday, the aircraft's manufacturer United Aircraft Corporation said in a statement posted on Twitter.

The crash occurred during the aircraft's landing approach in a forest near the Kubinka airfield, the company said.  The statement from the company did not say if there were any casualties. It said a commission would be established to determine the cause of the crash.However, the RIA news agency cited a source as saying the crew died in the crash.

Offline Hiroari_Till_When?

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Russian media confirmed afterwards that, sadly, the entire crew had died in the crash of the prototype.