Ukrainian Armed Forces bring down Russian Su-25 jet


The Armed Forces of Ukraine have brought down a Russian Su-25 jet aircraft in southern Ukraine.

Source: Operational Command Pivden (South) on Facebook

Quote: "In an attempt to maintain their current positions, the enemy has once again conducted airstrikes in the vicinity of Bilohirka, Kostromka, Sukhyi Stavok [and] Bezimenne. For this [the Russians] paid a handsome price: an attack aircraft. Our anti-aircraft missile units have successfully grounded [a Russian] Su-25 [aircraft], putting it out of service way before its time."

Details: Russia’s confirmed losses [in southern Ukraine] comprised:

  • 83 military personnel;

  • 5 tanks;

  • 12 Msta-B and Msta-S howitzers;

  • 3 Giatsint-B cannons;

  • 3 armoured vehicles;

  • 3 ammunition storage points in Hola Prystan, Tomyna Balka (Tract) and Snihurivka.

In addition, the Ukrainian Armed Forces shot down a Russian Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicle in the Mykolaiv district (Mykolaiv Oblast).

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