Moscow [Russia], June 11: A Russian Su-34 fighter jet crashed in the North Ossetian mountains during a training mission, resulting in the death of the crew, the Russian Defence Ministry said.
TASS news agency quoted the Ministry as saying, "The plane crashed in an unpopulated area. No damage on the ground was caused. The crew died."
A technical malfunction is believed to be the preliminary cause of the crash.
Source: Emirates News Agency