The incident took place on 1 October at the airfield Belbek in Sevastopol, Crimea.
Governor of Sevastopol said: “Extraordinary situation at the Belbek airfield. According to rescuers, the plane skidded off the runway during landing and caught fire. The fire brigade is currently on the scene. Please keep calm.”
At about 18:00, the Telegram channel ChP Krym published photos of a large plume of black some rising reportedly over the Belbek military air base in occupied Crimea.
Belbek is the home base of Russia’s 27th Composite Aviation Division.