The Royal Canadian Air Force Detachment, consisting of approximately 140 airmen (pilots and technical personnel) and six CF-188 Hornet aircraft, begin their enhanced Air Policing mission under NATO command in the next three months, in Romania, together with the airmen belonging to the Romanian Air Force and the F-16 Fighting Falcon and MiG-21 LanceR aircraft.
Greece will receive 18 Rafale jets
The accident took place during a test flight
The Il-112V aircraft crashed on Tuesday morning as it attempted to land at the Kubinka airfield in the Moscow Region. The plane missed the landing stripe by 1.5 kilometers (0.9 miles) and exploded upon its collision with the ground. According to preliminary data, the crash was caused by a fire in the right-wing engine of the plane.
Dramatic crash was caught on video