Explosions near Machulishchy air base in Belarus: Russia’s A-50 aircraft might be hit

Explosions near Machulishchy air base in Belarus: Russia’s A-50 aircraft might be hit

This morning explosions have occurred near the Machulishchy air base in Belarus. As a result, Russia’s A-50 airborne early warning and control aircraft might have been hit.

The relevant statement was made by Belarusian Hajun Telegram channel, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“According to the preliminary data, the morning/night attack targeted Russia’s A-50 AEW&C aircraft, which might have been hit,” the report states.

The aircraft could have been damaged by “an unidentified object dropped from a height”.

Meanwhile, at 05:33 p.m. (Kyiv time), February 26, 2023, Russia’s Ilyushin Il-76 strategic airlifter (registration number RF-86843) landed at the Machulishchy air base. This aircraft used to be spotted in Belarus previously.

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