MOSCOW, August 27. /TASS/. A Su-24 bomber crashed near the city of Perm in the Urals and its pilots ejected, the press office of Russia’s Central Military District reported on Friday.
"On August 27, a Su-24 plane crashed 95 km west of the city of Perm while making a flight to the Aircraft Repair Enterprise for scheduled repairs. According to the reports from the scene of the incident, the pilots ejected," the statement says.
A helicopter of the search and rescue service has been dispatched for evacuation from the crash site," the press office said.
The Central Military District told journalists that there was no destruction on the ground after a Su-24 bomber crashed under Perm.
"The flight was without payload. The plane crashed in a forest area. There is no destruction on the ground," the District said.
Also, according to the source in emergency services, crew of crashed Su-24 bomber was found, their lives are not in danger.
"The [rescue] team has found the Su-24 crew, their lives are not in danger," the source said.
The source added that the crew is being evacuated by a helicopter.