Sunday, April 10, 2011

Iran Military Plane Crashes, Killing Pilot

An Iranian military plane crashed near the southern city of Sarvaestan today, with the pilot killed and the co-pilot injured. The plane reportedly belonged to the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) and was believed to be a Russian-built Sukhoi. IRNA reported that the aircraft was on a training mission. No other details were available.


dexy said...

It is probably Su-24. If it is, its a pity, because it is a great bomber, with long range and great penetration capabilities, thus making it formidable opponent for any adversary.

Anonymous said...

Do we know if the west had anything to do with this crash???

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous April 10, 2011 12:22 PM

Yes it did have. Sanctions on aircraft and aircraft parts.