KIEV, December 15. /TASS/. A Su-27 fighter jet has crashed in Ukraine’s Zhitomir region, the pilot has died, the Ukrainian Armed Forces’ General Staff wrote on Facebook on Saturday.
"Today, on December 15, 2018, a Su-27 has crashed while descending to land during a scheduled sortie in Zhitomir region at about 3 p.m. local time. The pilot died. The circumstances and causes of the crash are being investigated," the post says. 0mil/
It was the second accident with Su-27 jets in Ukraine in the past two months. On October 16, another Su-27 crashed in Ukraine’s Vinnitsa region during the Clear Sky 2018 international military drills. Two pilots were killed in the crash.