Ukrainian fighter jet shoots down enemy missile in Chernivtsi region

Ukrainian fighter jet shoots down enemy missile in Chernivtsi region

A fighter jet of the Ukrainian Air Force has struck an enemy target in the sky over the Chernivtsi region.

Serhii Osadchuk, head of the Chernivtsi Regional Military Administration, said this on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

"I thank Ukrainian military pilots!" he wrote.

The Ukrainian Air Force Command confirmed the report, saying that the target was a Russian cruise missile.

"At about 22:30, a fighter jet of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed an enemy cruise missile in the sky over the Chernivtsi region!" the statement reads.

Earlier reports said that in the area of responsibility of the Operational and Tactical Group East, Ukraine's Armed Forces destroyed almost 90 Russian invaders, a helicopter and two enemy mortars on May 26.

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