A Russian Federation Air Force Tu-22M3 returned to Murmansk after completing its Syria mission. The crews completed their flight from an airfield in North Ossetia to their permanent base. The An-72 military transport aircraft returned to the Saratov region from the Hmeymim airbase. Pilots of a Tu-22M3, which flew in from Syria, were met by relatives and colleagues in the Kaluga region. The military pilots, who participated in the operation of the Russian Federation Air Force, returned to the Irkutsk region.