This One Factor Is To Blame For The Horrific Tu-22M3 Crash

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This One Factor Is To Blame For The Horrific Tu-22M3 Crash | World War Wings Videos

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Last month a Russian Air Force Base reported a tragic crash of a Tupolev Tu-22M3 bomber. Details were sparse about the incident as authorities conducted an investigation into the cause of the Tu-22M3 crash. Now a Russian news outlet has obtained footage of the crash and information has emerged about the cause of the crash.

The declassified film shows the Tu-22M3 during a takeoff at the Air Force Base and failing to achieve lift. Parachutes were deployed in an attempt to stall the supersonic bomber but resulted in little to no success.

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“The cause of the accident was the failure of speed sensors during the take-off, resulting in the crew decided to stop taking off.”

Fortunately, none of the four crew members onboard Tu-22M3 were injured during the accident. This Tu-22M3 is the Russian equivalent of the B-1B Lancer and has a stellar track record so a lift failure is quite unusual for this aircraft. The film of the Tu-22Ms’s crash has been revealed to the public for the first time, you can watch it in the following link.

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