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Strike aircraft crashes in Russia, pilot killed

An SU-25 strike aircraft crashed on Thursday in Russia's Far East region of Primoria, killing its pilot.
AFP | By HT Correspondent, Vladivostok
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2008 10:43 AM IST

An SU-25 strike aircraft crashed on Thursday in Russia's Far East region of Primoria, killing its pilot, Russian news agencies reported.

The local radio of Russia's emergency situations ministry confirmed the report saying the accident happened above a military range near Lake Khanka during a training flight.

First reports said the plane exploded in the air.

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