Su-25 combat aircraft crashes in Armenia, both pilots killed (UPDATED)

Su-25 combat aircraft crashes in Armenia, both pilots killed (UPDATED)
The missing Su-25 aircraft of the Armenian armed forces has been found in mountains close to Shirak province in the northwest of the country.

Ann.az informs citing Armenian media that, according to spokesman for the Armenian Defense Ministry Artsrun Hovannissian, both pilots - lieutenant-colonel Armen Babayan and major Movses Manukyan - died in the crash. 

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The Armenian Air Force lost contact with Su-25 combat aircraft after the plane took off from the airport in Gyumri.

Ann.az informs citing Interfax that by the information from the Armenian Defense Ministry, the Russian-made "Su-25" combat aircraft jet performed a training flight in accordance with the daily combat training plan. The connection was interrupted with the plane departing from Gyumri airport. Search for the lost aircraft is currently underway.

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