Russian State Media Report Russian TU-22M3 Bomber Crash

Russian state media outlet Tass has reported that a Russian TU-22M3 strategic bomber crashed in Stavropol Krai, southwestern Russia.

The exact cause of the crash remains unknown at this time as some Ukrainian sources claim that it was shot down, which would mark a first for the conflict.

The crash comes as Russian bombers launched a series of missile strikes against Ukraine.