Russian plane shot down near Cherkasy, search for pilot underway

Russian plane shot down near Cherkasy, search for pilot underway

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The Ukrainian military has shot down an enemy plane in the Zolotonosha district of the Cherkasy region, with law enforcement officers and servicemen searching for the pilot who ejected before the aircraft crashed.

That's according to the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Cherkasy region, Ukrinform reports.

"Today, on February 25, at about 08:30, near the village of Voznesenske, the Zolotonosha district, our military shot down an enemy plane. The pilot managed to eject during the fall. We call on locals to pay special attention to suspicious people, especially in tactical or military uniform with red elements on clothing, possibly with visible injuries. The man may stay within the Zolotonosha district and try to stop passing vehicles in order to get to another city," the statement said.

Law enforcement officers continue to conduct investigative measures to establish the location of the pilot. 

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