On Saturday, October 1, multiple reports flooded social media reporting explosions and a fire at the Belbek airfield in Crimea.
Eyewitnesses post photos and videos of black smoke puffs on the net due to a strong fire.
The representative of the authorities of Sevastopol, Razvozhaev, said that an “extraordinary situation” occurred at the Belbek airfield: “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.”