A few days ago, the head of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergei Shoigu said that the Russian defense department is very seriously concerned about the increased frequency of accidents involving Russian military equipment, in connection with which control over the organization of the flight program will be strengthened, however, on the eve of the day on the territory of the Krasnodar Territory the next plane crashed – the combat training L-39.
We are constantly monitoring the technical condition of aircraft, which allows us to maintain their serviceability at the proper level. At the same time, we are somewhat worried about the so-called human factor, which is one of the causes of aviation accidents “- said the head of the Russian military department.
Nevertheless, given the preliminary causes of the disaster is pointed to the aircraft which has maintenance issues, it is logical to assume that real measures were not taken despite the demands of the commander-in-chief.
The L-39 trainer aircraft crashed in the Krasnodar Territory, both pilots were not injured,” the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Russian Defense Ministry said.
“The crew, consisting of two people, ejected. The pilots were not injured. The plane fell in a deserted place, there is no destruction on the ground,” the military department said.
According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the L-39 aircraft crashed during a scheduled training flight in the Krasnodar Territory. “The causes of the accident are established by the commission of the Aviation Flight Safety Service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation,” the Information Department said, according to Russian news agency Interfax.
Despite all their practicality, the L-39 aircrafts are outdated, and although Russia has Yak-130, it is these aircraft developed in the 60s of the last century that are used to train Russian pilots.
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