Civil and military flight safety is coming under scrutiny as investigations get underway to determine the causes of dramatic crashes in Ukraine and Russia. A Sukhoi Su-27UB military fighter/ trainer crashed in a devastating explosion on July 27 during an air show near Lviv, Ukraine, killing 83 spectators and seriously injuring an additional 116. Both pilots ejected seconds before the impact and sustained only minor injuries. The following day, in an unrelated event, an Ilyushin Il-86 ...
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