An accidental hit of a shell could have caused the crash of the Su-30 in the Tver region, follows from the recording of the negotiations between the pilots of the injured fighter and the Su-35. Material on Thursday, September 24, was available REN TV.
On the recording, you can hear the pilots report that “the gun has worked,” then the failure of two hydraulic systems is reported, which means a loss of control. After that, the pilots made a decision to eject.
“In the absence of pressure, create conditions for leaving”, — audible on the recording.
A day earlier, Izvestia sources in the Aerospace Forces reported that a possible reason for the fall of the fighter could be collision resulting from unsuccessful maneuvering… At the same time, commenting on the version that the plane fell due to an accidental shot, the interlocutor of the publication noted that the weapon system of modern fighters is designed so as not to lead to accidental shots.
On the same day, REN TV reported that the Su-30 had crashed due to the attack of another fighter – Su-35. It was assumed that he will make photographic shooting, but there was real fire.
September 23 “Izvestia” reported the crash of the Su-30 in the woods Tver region, near the village of Dornikovo… Both pilots managed to eject. Nothing threatens their lives. The crew is in satisfactory condition.