Tu-22M3 bomber crashes in Russia's Murmansk region

15:40, 22 January 2019
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Russian defense ministry

"A Tupolev-22M3 bomber crashed while trying to land at an airdrome of the long-range aviation in Olenegrosk, the Murmansk region, on Tuesday. The incident took place at about 13:40 Moscow time," Russian news agency TASS reported, referring to its source in law enforcement agencies.

According to the source, the commander and navigator of the Tupolev-22M3 bomber have reportedly survived.

"According to preliminary information, the commander and navigator are alive," the source said.

Earlier, two Su-34 fighter bombers collided mid-air over the Tatar Strait in Russia's Khabarovsk Area.

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