On the evening of October 17th 2022, a Su-34 fighter-bomber crashed into an apartment building in Yeysk, Krasnodar Krai, Russia. A large fireball was visible upon impact, causing a fire in the nine-storey building.
According to the latest data, 15 residents of the high-rise building died
Russian President Vladimir Putin issued an order to provide all necessary aid to all affected by the plane crash. He was briefed on the situation in reports from Krasnodar Region Governor Veniamin Kondratyev, Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko and Emergencies Minister Alexander Kurenkov, ordering them to fly to Yeysk.
The prosecutor’s office launched an investigation into the crash. The Russian Investigative Committee opened a criminal case.