Two Sukhoi Jets Accidentally Collide In Russia .
“On 18 January, at 8:07 (Moscow time), while performing a planned training flight over the Sea of Japan, 35 kilometers from the coast, two Sukhoi Jets ” Su-34 ” planes of the Far Eastern Air Defence Forces made contact in the air while manoeuvring,” reported the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Ministry of Defence of Russia.
“The aircraft crews have ejected. An An-12 and two Mi-8 helicopters from the search and rescue forces are searching for the pilots in the area where they ejected. The planes performed the flight without ammunition,” the Russian Defence Ministry said in a statement.
One of the pilots of the Su-34 bomber that crashed in the sea in Russia’s Far East has been found by the rescue crew, the Russian Defence Ministry added.