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Tu-22M Bomber Goes Down In Sudden Snowstorm In Murmansk

January 23 2019


Three Russian pilots have been killed and one injured when their bomber crashed during routine training flight in the northwest Murmansk region, reports Russia Today.

On Tuesday, the crew of the Tu-22M3 bomber was trying to land in a sudden snowstorm when it went down, said the Russian Ministry of Defense.

The storm was of a rare type that develops very quickly and is difficult to predict, officials said.

The accident occurred near the Olenya military base, an airfield on the Kola...

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