Ukrainian forces shoot down Russia's A-50 aircraft

Ukrainian forces shoot down Russia's A-50 aircraft

Ukrainian Air Force Commander, Lieutenant General Mykola Oleshchuk has confirmed the downing of another Russian A-50 airborne early warning and control aircraft.

He announced this in a post on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

"Bayan, where are you? An A-50 with the call sign 'Bayan' stopped flying! I congratulate the occupiers on Defender of the Fatherland Day!" Oleshchuk wrote.

He thanked Ukraine's military intelligence agency and all those who ensured the necessary result.

Read also: Ukraine hits two Russian command planes over the Sea of Azov

On January 14, the Ukrainian military shot down a Russian A-50 long-range radar detection aircraft and hit an Il-22M11 plane over the Sea of Azov.

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