Published photos of personal weapons the su-25 pilot shot down in Syria : In the World : Vladim

News 4 February, 2018

The Internet got photos of personal weapons the su-25 pilot Roman Filippov, who was killed in Syria February 3, after the crash. In the crash of a stormtrooper major Filippov was killed – it was finished too late on earth after ejection.


However, subsequently found the personal weapon of the pilot suggests that he sell his life: one to store the gun Stechkin is completely drained out, and the other two halfway. It is noted that before the death Filippov has spent 40 of his 60 rounds. Property of the Internet began and pictures of the deceased major. Experts from the community, “the encyclopedia of military aircraft” tend to believe that deadly for the pilot was the detonation of a hand grenade.


The identity of the pilot managed to install immediately. That fallen hero is former Ukrainian pilot Roman Filippov became known after has been found pictures of instruments of major Russian HQs.

Before joining of Crimea to Russia Phillipov served in the Ukrainian army, and the place of service was Simferopol. According to others he was trained in flight school in the Kuban, and after he served in the far East before the war in Syria. Residents of the Crimean Peninsula have reacted to the death of a countryman in different ways. Some immediately said that it needs to be recognized as a hero and even name in his honor a street in Simferopol and the school where the victim studied. Others, particularly representatives of the Crimean Tatar people believe that the death of major on merit. Such punishment, according to them, awaits all those who changed the oath and defected to the enemy. This assumes that the pilot had previously been a soldier of the APU, and then reassigned the Russian Army.

It should be noted that Filippov was a step away from lifetime awarding prizes for great combat duty in Syria. It is reported that the author of the document is the head of the CU Sergey Aksenov, the commander of the Russian pilots in the SAR.


Responsibility for the attack on a Russian attack and the death of the pilot was assumed by the terrorist organization “dzhebhat an-Nusra”* banned in Russia. The extremists said that knocked the car out of combat MANPADS 3 Feb.

After the fall of the su-25 Russia inflicted a crushing blow on the positions of militants were destroyed about 30 radicals. At the moment there are negotiations about transportation of the deceased pilot of Idlib, where he died at home.

* – The organization was prohibited in the territory of the Russian Federation decision of the Supreme court