U.S. pilot killed in Ukraine's SU-27 jet crash served with Air National Guard in California

21:34, 18 October 2018

Colonel Seth Nehring died in a crash of a Ukrainian military aircraft Su-27, as Hans Nichols, NBC correspondent in Pentagon, reported on Twitter. Nehring served with the 194th fight squadron of the Air National Guard in California.

As Ukrainian military portal reported earlier, the other victim of the crash was Colonel Ivan Petrenko, the Chief of Aviation of East Air Force Command.

The investigation is underway, as the authorities interview dozens of witnesses.