The first group of Russian aircraft have left Syria

Syrian airbase in Mamimi left the first group of Russian military aircraft, reports “Interfax” with reference to the press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation. Long-distance flights to locations in Russia, the aircraft will make separate groups.

In the first group became “the leader” — the Tu-154, as well as multi-functional bomber su-34.

“The composition of each group is the “leader” — the aircraft of the military transport aircraft (Tu-154 or Il-76), which is transported by the engineering staff, aviation and logistical assets, and other Russian combat aircraft of various types”, — stated in a press release.

The defense Ministry said that a group Russian military aircraft follow to the border with Russia, and then independently go to the airfield. If necessary, they will make landing for refuelling and control of technical condition.