Ukrainian paratrooper shoots down Russian Su-25 attack aircraft by Igla

Ukrainian paratrooper shoots down Russian Su-25 attack aircraft by Igla

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A paratrooper from Mykolaiv has shot down a Russian Su-25 Grach attack aircraft using an Igla man-portable air defense system (MANPADS).

The Command of the Ukrainian Air Assault Forces reported this on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.

"Today, on June 24, in one area, a serviceman with an air defense division of the Mykolaiv-based 79th Air Assault Brigade of the Ukrainian Air Assault Forces successfully shot down a Russian Su-25 Grach attack aircraft," the statement said.

On June 22, Ukrainian paratroopers shot down an enemy Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopter in the east of the country.


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