Ukraine forces shoot down Russian Su-25 “frogfoot” attack aircraft in Donetsk region

Ukraine forces shoot down Russian Su-25 “frogfoot” attack aircraft in Donetsk region

A Sicheslav paratrooper downed a Russian Su-25 armored attack aircraft on July 29.

That’s according to the press service of the Airborne Assault Troops, Ukrinform reports.

"Yesterday, July 29, in Donetsk region, a serviceman with the air defense unit of the 25th Separate Airborne Brigade of the Sicheslav Airborne Assault Division shot down with an Igla MANPADS system another Su-25 armored attack aircraft operated by the Russian occupiers," the report reads.

It is noted that with the onset of the large-scale armed aggression of the Russian forces against Ukraine, the air defense units of the 25th Separate Airborne Brigade shot down 29 enemy means of aerial attack, including 15 warplanes, seven helicopters, and seven UAVs.

As Ukrinform reported earlier, another Russian Su-25 attack aircraft was downed by the same Ukrainian unit on July 24.

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