In In the city of Yeysk in the Krasnodar Territory, a military plane crashed on a residential building.
A Su-34 crashed on a residential building, Interfax was told in the unified dispatch service of Yeysk.
Near Communist Street, where The plane crashed, there is a military airfield.
According to preliminary information, the plane was with full ammunition. A series of explosions occurred at the crash site.
TASS, citing emergency services, reports that the fire area is 2,000 square meters.
The engine of the Su-34 caught fire, the Russian Defense Ministry said. According to the agency, the plane crashed while climbing after taking off from the military airfield of the Southern Military District for a training flight.
The main version of what happened is that birds got into the plane's engines on takeoff, propagandist Alexander Kots said. He claims that the Su-34 carried shells to the cannon, the detonation of which was heard during the crash. According to him, a plane of the 277th Bomber Aviation Regiment crashed in Yeysk.