Two Russian fighter-bomber collided on Friday during a training flight in the far East of the country. The Ministry of defence confirmed in Moscow, the Agency reports Tass.

One of the machines of the type Sukhoi Su-34 had fallen down between the island of Sakhalin and the mainland in the sea of Japan. The Two-man crew would have operated the ejector seat. Rescue workers were searching for the pilot. The second Su-34 was able to return to unconfirmed information suggests that despite damage to the air weapons Churbe base at Komsomolsk-on-Amur.

The still Soviet times developed Bomber Su-34 is ground targets far behind enemy lines to attack. The Russian air force uses the aircraft in Syria.

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