May 6, 2014

Russian bombers, fighter jets spotted over Crimea

Several dozen of what appeared to be Russian fighter jets have been spotted above the Moscow-controlled peninsula of Crimea, according France-Presse.
The agency reported on Wednesday that President Vladimir Putin is poised to visit Crimea for a May 9 military parade to mark Russia’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.
A local aviation expert told that he had sighted a number of planes, including supersonic heavy strategic bombers and heavy military transport aircraft, over the peninsula’s main city of Simferopol on Saturday. He told he also saw refueling tankers and MiG-29 jets.
Another expert, identified a Sukhoi Su-34 fighter jet among the fleet.

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