PETROZAVODSK, June 28 (Itar-Tass) - Both pilots of the Russian Jet Su-27, which crashed in the area of Besovetst airport in Karelia at 9. 30 am Thursday, are in satisfactory condition, a source from a regional department for emergency situations told Itar-Tass.
Rescuers have found both pilots who ejected from the plane. The pilots are in satisfactory condition, there is no threat to their health, a source from a regional department for emergency situations told Itar-Tass.
The chief pilot was commander of an Air Force unit stationed at Besovetst, and a general of the Air Force unit was his First mate in the two- seat jet. The plane performed a scheduled flight, and its assignment had been considered beforehand.