December 15, 2018 / 5:06 PM / in a month

Ukraine Su-27 fighter crashes, pilot killed - statement

KIEV (Reuters) - A Ukrainian Su-27 fighter aircraft crashed while attempting to land on Saturday afternoon during a scheduled flight, killing the pilot, the Ukrainian military said.

“The circumstances and causes of the incident are being investigated,” it said in a statement.

Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Writing by Matthias Williams, Editing by William Maclean

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