It said the plane took off from Gyumri and crashed in the mountains near Maralik in Armenia's northwest. The cause of the crash wasn't immediately clear. The Su-25 is a twin-engine ground attack aircraft designed in the Soviet Union in the 1970s. It remains in service in Russia and several other ex-Soviet nations.
Armenian warplane crashes during training, 2 pilots killed
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The Armenian military says that one of its combat jets has crashed, killing both pilots. Defense Ministry spokesman Artsrun Hovhannisyan said that a Su-25 two-seat aircraft crashed during a regular training mission Tuesday.