Ukraine’s air defense has already destroyed 39 Russian planes, 40 helicopters

Ukraine’s air defense has already destroyed 39 Russian planes, 40 helicopters

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Since the start of the war, Ukraine's air defense units have destroyed at least 39 Russian planes and 40 helicopters, the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine posted on Facebook.

Only on March 4, Russian invaders lost three Su-25 strike aircraft. Two of them – in Chernihiv region, one – near Volnovakha, Donetsk region.

In addition, according to the Command, three more helicopters of Russian troops went on their last flight on March 4.

"Thus, for the nine days of the war, the Ukrainian air defense units have destroyed at least 39 Russian planes and 40 helicopters," the statement reads.

As noted, before the full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the aviation group of the Russian army, amassed near the Ukrainian borders, numbered 700 units of aircraft: 450 aircraft and 250 helicopters.

As reported, since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, Russian troops have lost more than 9,100 people.

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