Disclosed details of the crash of the Su-57 in the Khabarovsk Territory

A representative of the aircraft industry spoke about what happened to the fifth-generation multi-functional fighter Su-57, which crashed on Tuesday in the Far East.

According to the expert, the accident occurred during a test flight, which the Su-57 performed at an altitude of 8 thousand meters:

Due to the failure of the control system, the fighter spontaneously entered a descending spiral (the aircraft moves along a helical path with a roll and loss of height), began to decline rapidly, and then fall.

All attempts by the pilot to level the plane using manual control were unsuccessful, and therefore, at an altitude of 2 thousand meters, the pilot made the only correct decision in the current situation - to eject. It is reported TASS.

The bailout was successful, and after relying on a medical examination in such cases, the pilot was released home from the hospital.

Edition Kommersant reports that test pilot Aleksey Gorshkov was at the helm of a crashed fighter, and this is not the first time that he has fallen into a situation where there is no other choice but to leave the falling vehicle.

In 2012, the pilot had already had to eject from an ignited Su-30 fighter, which was flying around before being transferred to the Vietnam Air Force.
Photos used: https://www.sukhoi.org/
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  1. g1washntwn Offline
    g1washntwn (George Washington) 25 December 2019 14: 54
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    The publication "Kommersant" reports that behind the wheel ... fighter ...

    Komersant about the steering wheel did not write. The author, get better in the text, "went on the oars" will be OK. In extreme cases, the "controlled fighter."
    1. Galar Offline
      Galar (Timur) 26 December 2019 10: 38
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      So, electronics refused, and whose electronics do we have? American, that’s the answer.
      1. Bakht Offline
        Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 26 December 2019 18: 57
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        "American" electronics made in Taiwan.
  2. Igor Pavlovich Offline
    Igor Pavlovich (Igor Pavlovich) 25 December 2019 19: 33
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    A corkscrew in aviation is a special, critical flight mode of an airplane (glider), consisting in its reduction in a steep descending spiral of small radius with simultaneous rotation relative to all three of its axes ...

    - this is "flying", comrades - so that a fifth-generation modern combat fighter could not be pulled out of a corkscrew at an altitude of 5-8 km!?!?! It's just a kapets, no words ... Does he have that, the engine did not work ??? In manual mode, the aircraft learned to pull out of a corkscrew a hundred years ago.
  3. Upmost Offline
    Upmost (Innocent) 25 December 2019 21: 02
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    Quote: Igor Pavlovich
    ... to fifth generation modern combat fighter could not get out of the corkscrew at an altitude of 5-8 km

    I’m not sure that this plane is exactly the fifth generation. With stealth, very noticeable problems. The engine is also not what it should be. Of another not yet. Rockets those you need not yet either.
    As well as a full-time staff.
    So, for now, the Su-57 is the only “status air fetish” used to support the Kremlin’s cheek-blowing.
    It is no coincidence, after all, it was the Chief Cheek Inflator who insisted that they be released as many as 76 pieces, against 10-15, as previously planned.

    Well, he wants to somehow catch up with the United States in terms of status.
    Let asymmetrically. However, as always.
    1. mister-red Offline
      mister-red 26 December 2019 20: 28
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      As you can see from the text, you are a very large expert in the field of aviation. In fact, a typical set of stamps of a liberal or a representative of a nation of great Sumerians. I think that I was not mistaken.
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  6. Upmost Offline
    Upmost (Innocent) 27 December 2019 04: 46
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    Quote: mister-red
    you are a very large expert in the field of aviation

    No, small.
    But I know enough to say for sure - if someone is trying to show steepness, it (steepness) must be tangible.
    Since the mid-50s, the T-57 / Su-2010 has become a byword: every now and then he was extolled as having no analogues in the world. Well, the patriots started pecking at this thing. They pecked and pecked, but they also wanted to see the “air fetish” in the ranks. And in response to them - Why hurry, We need to finish it, We have a good Su-35, It will be necessary - then we will rivet, and all the other "excuses" in the same style.
    And of course, a couple of times a year a “status air fetish” (a couple of piece copies that have nothing to do with serial production) will certainly fly somewhere over Red Square - to raise the level of patriotism among the population.
    Then suddenly the sun “came out from behind the clouds” again: after the intervention of the President of the Russian Federation, it was decided that the Su-57 would be released in the amount of as many as 76 pieces (against 10-15 originally planned). The patriots were again "excited" - they began to count the days before their transfer to the troops. And then, in the process of checking the seemingly already small-batch-made (and therefore verified in all the main points) aircraft, it turned out that the Su-57 (at least that model) had “tail problems”. This can hardly be attributed to "childhood illness."
    PS Summarizing the above:
    The level of patriotism must be raised by the quality of life of the population, and its confidence in the future.
    Military "toys" are best left to the military.
    One-time “scarecrows” are not worth it either to increase the level of support for power among the population, or to try to take a “foe” to the show.
    As the case of the Su-57 shows, this can cause the opposite results. Already the population does not care about the Su-57, and when it will be transferred to the troops.
    And the adversary chuckles quietly at the Kremlin’s attempts.
    1. A.Lex Offline
      A.Lex (Secret information) 27 December 2019 09: 54
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      ..No, small. But I know enough to say for sure - if someone is trying to show steepness, ...

      And in the article we are talking about "steepness" or technology? And if you are “special” in steepness, and not in military aircraft, then how can you talk about airplanes? You are at home - how many airplanes did you create? Well, at least one military product? ("Manure" - you can not specify, so as not to make people laugh)
  7. anti-wash Offline
    anti-wash 27 December 2019 13: 34
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    The pilot ran out of fuel and catapulted with a light heart))