Image ID: 18038
Operator: Russia - Air Force : Russian Knights - 09
Aircraft: Sukhoi - Su-27
Airport: Malaysia - Langkawi (LGK / WMKL)
Category: Display Team
Photo taken on 1995-12-8 by chws [Contact]
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(25.6.2008, 19:54 CET)
One of the five SU-27 of the Russia Air Force flying team known as the Knights as seen on a hazy morning at LIMA 1995. The two seats version is known as SU-27UB ( SU-27UBK for export version ). Three of the SU-27 crashed in heavy rain in Vietnam while returning to Russia after the LIMA show, 5 pilots were killed.