(MENAFN- UkrinForm) 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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