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There is a video posted of this Russian pilot shooting at the enemy then calling out “this is for our men” (or something similar).  The fighters then duck as he lets the spoon fly and blows himself up with a grenade.   I was a bit surprised when I saw it.

As a standard loadout, no, no pilots have grenades as part of their standard flight kit.  But if you are flying over a place such as this and capture would be a fate worse then death, then they probably carry all sorts of extra stuff, just in case.  This guy did, for sure.

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