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​Seven Downed russian Aircraft in 5 Days: Ukrainian Forces Destroy Another Su-34 Bomber

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Russian Su-34 bomber / open source
Russian Su-34 bomber / open source

With each downed aircraft, russia’s capabilities in the region suffer significant blow

According to the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, another russian Su-34 bomber has been shot down by the Ukrainian Air Force. The incident occurred on the morning of February 21 in the eastern sector, although specific details regarding the engagement were not disclosed.

Commander Mykola Oleshchuk remarked, “The Su-35 pilot managed to evade further danger through maneuvers. However, the crew of the Su-34 now joins our Eternal Flight, Brothers roster. Our objective control measures affirm the outcome beyond doubt.”

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This marks the fifth Su-34 and the seventh russian aircraft to be eliminated within a span of less than a week.

On February 17, the Ukrainian Air Force announced the downing of three russian aircraft – two Su-34 bombers and one Su-35 fighter, with one of them crashing on russian territory approximately 120 km from the frontline.

With each downed aircraft, russia’s capabilities in the region suffer significant blow Defense Express Seven Downed russian Aircraft in 5 Days: Ukrainian Forces Destroy Another Su-34 Bomber
With each downed aircraft, russia’s capabilities in the region suffer significant blow / open source

The series of successful engagements continued on February 18, when another Su-34 bomber was neutralized due to the effective actions of Ukrainian military personnel in the eastern sector.

Finally, on February 19, additional success was achieved as the air defense forces successfully intercepted and destroyed yet another Su-34 bomber and Su-35 fighter.

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