BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:00 P.M.) – A Ukrainian Air Force fighter jet crashed inside Ukraine this afternoon following its return to its home base, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense reported.

According to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, an Su-27 fighter jet crash-landed on Saturday after completing its combat air patrol mission.

The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense said that the pilot was unable to eject and was reported dead as a result of the crash.

No further details have been released.

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killYPGkillTurks
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killYPGkillTurks

Crashing down was his “mission”

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Tall cool one

The U.S. and N.A.T.O. should give Ukraine our full support against the Russian invasion of the eastern Ukraine. Russia already annexed the Ukrainean Crimean region. I feel sad for the pilot who lost his life securing the Ukrainean borders.

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I feel sad for your damaged and poor imperialist mind. lol

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Weldon Cheek

What a crock!! The pilot was probably adjusting his iron cross and practicing his hiel hitler salute and didnt notice the ground approaching in his fervour! The u.s. is involved in enough filth and lies and murder already,what are you? Some kind of psychopath? Get a grain of humanity people are dying here,innocent people with little enough in their lives whilst you sit home nice and warm and dream of heroic gi joes bombing the c**p out of poor villagers and their orphaned children. c**k!