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Russian jet crashes in Syria, crew killed: agencies

AFP  |  Moscow 

A Sukhoi military jet crashed while preparing for take off from Russia's Hmeimim base in Syria today, killing the crew, Russian agencies quoted a military spokesman as saying.

"The Su-24 plane rolled off the runway and broke up while accelerating for takeoff... The plane's crew did not have time to eject and died," the spokesman said.

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First Published: Tue, October 10 2017. 13:57 IST