Satellite images show that up to 10 bombers disappeared from Russian Dyagilevo airbase

Up to 10 Tu-22M bombers have disappeared from the Russian Dyagilevo military airbase in Ryazan Oblast.

Source: Mark Krutov, journalist of the Russian editorial office of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, on Twitter

Details: Krutov published the pictures taken on 7 December. "The damaged Tu-22M has disappeared, leaving only a shadow on the tarmac. At least nine other Tu-22M bombers, as well as some other planes, have been moved away from the base," he wrote.

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He did not rule out that some other planes could have been moved to another place at the same base.

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Background:

  • Earlier, Krutov published pictures showing that a fire on a strategic bomber had been put out at the Russian military airbase in Engels, Saratov Oblast.

  • On the morning of 5 December, Russian media reported that a fuel tanker exploded at an airfield in the Russian city of Ryazan. A drone also fell on bomber jets in Saratov Oblast.

  • The New York Times, citing a senior Ukrainian official, reported that Ukraine carried out drone attacks on airfields in Russia on Monday.

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