the investigation of the causes of the fall of a fifth generation fighter, the su-57 will be doing a special Commission of the Ministry of industry and trade. It will be headed by Deputy Minister Oleg Bocharov. The corresponding order was given by the head of Department Denis Manturov, reports TASS. The aircraft itself is included in the register, experimental aviation, said the Ministry of industry and trade.
Recall, the su-57 crashed on December 24 in 111 kilometers from Komsomolsk-on-Amur. The pilot managed to eject, his life threatens nothing. Death and destruction on the ground there.
According to preliminary data, the cause of the fall was the failure of the control plane.
su-57 is the first Russian fighter of the fifth generation: it’s less visible to radar, equipped with the latest electronics and weapons systems, able to move at supersonic speed without using afterburners.
18 Dec a couple of su-57 has passed another test in Syria, where he completed all the tasks.