Thursday, June 11, 2015

Russia Grounds Entire Tu-95 "Bear" Fleet

Russia has grounded its entire fleet of Tu-95 Bear-H bombers following an accident involving engine fire and running off a runway on takeoff, killing one.  The aircraft was completely destroyed except for the tail section.  Others were severely injured. 

The C in C of the Russian Air Force stated that the planes will remain grounded until an investigation concludes.