14 Russian fighter jets brought into service in Crimea air regiment

26 November 2014 13:30
(QHA) -

An air regiment based at airfield Belbek near Russia’s Crimean federal city of Sevastopol was replenished with 14 warplanes.

Ten fighter jets Sukhoi Su-27 SM and four fighter jets Su-30 M2 flew to the air regiment from southern Russia’s Krasnodar territory on Wednesday.

The air regiment in Belbek will operate a total of 24 warplanes and six training combat aircraft. First training flights will start on December 1.

The 62nd air regiment of fighter jets, which is incorporated in the 27th combined air squadron, is based at the Belbek airfield.