The anti-aircraft missile units of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have shot down Russia’s Su-34 bomber aircraft in Kharkiv Region.
The relevant statement was made by the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on its official page on Facebook.
“At about 10:00 a.m., June 12, 2022, the anti-aircraft missile units of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit russia’s Su-34 fighter-bomber aircraft near Izium, Kharkiv Region," the report states.
The aircraft crashed in the temporarily occupied area. Information about pilots is yet to be checked.
In addition, on June 12, 2022, the Ukrainian anti-aircraft gunners destroyed Russia’s Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicle, and the Ukrainian combat aircrafts completed several air missions, launching air strikes on the positions of Russian occupation forces. As a result, an enemy rocket and artillery ammunition depot was destroyed.
The Air Force Command have just reported that the next Orlan-10 UAV was shot down in Mykolaiv region.
“Today, on June 13, around 10.00 Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicle of the russian occupiers was accurately shot down by the anti-aircraft missile unit of air command "South" in the Mykolaiv region.
With the help of UAVs, the enemy tried to conduct air reconnaissance in order to thwart our counteroffensive attacks,” the statement reads.
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