Russia’s Mi-24 Crocodile Assault Helicopter Shot Down by Stinger MANPADS (Video)

russia's Mi-24 assault helicopter / Illustrative photo from open sources
russia's Mi-24 assault helicopter / Illustrative photo from open sources

Overall, the russian army has lost in the war with Ukraine 160 of its helicopters since February 24 when they committed a vile attack

The 80th Separate Air Assault Brigade of Ukraine shot down russia’s Mi-24 Crocodile assault helicopter with Stinger MANPADS, as the Ukrainian Air Assault Forces Command says. The statement adds, that this is the 15th helicopter to have been downed by Ukraine’s Air Assault Brigade units.

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This Mi-24 became the “anniversary” one in terms of the number of downed helicopters. Lviv paratroopers conducted a successful launch which was fatal for the enemy machine.

According to the General Staff of Ukraine, 160 helicopters have been shot down by the Armed Forces of Ukraine since the beginning of the full-scale war.

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Russian Ka-52 helicopter was shot down by Stugna-P ATGM
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