Sukhoi demonstrator crashes during testing

12:00 31 Dec 2002 
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A Sukhoi Su-35 fighter demonstrator crashed on 19 December during flight testing. Test pilot Yuri Vashuk reported malfunctions before ejecting safely at Shatura, near Moscow. Test aircraft 711 has been deployed by Sukhoi on various test programmes, including the Su-37 multirole fighter, a thrust-vector derivative of the Su-35.