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Su-34 Strike Jets Collide Over Sea Of Japan; Pilots Safe

January 18 2019


The pilots of two Russian Su-34 fighter-bombers that collided over the Sea of Japan have been rescued, reports the Moscow Times

On Friday, the jets were on a training flight when they "touched" in mid-air, said the defense ministry. The crews of both aircraft ejected, reported Russia's RT. 

A search-and-rescue mission was launched. The first pilot was rescued shortly after the mishap and the second less than an hour later. 

It was not immediately clear how many personnel were...

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