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.