A Ukrainian fighter shot down a Russian Su-35 over the Kherson region
Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter shot down a Russian Su-35 aircraft over the Kherson region.
This was reported in the Command of the Air Force of the Armed Forces.
According to the report, the enemy plane was shot down at about 14:00 in the sky over the Kherson region.
According to the Air Force Command, a Russian fighter was hunting for Ukrainian assault aircraft. His work was stopped forever by a Ukrainian MiG-29 pilot.
"Today, May 27, at about 2 pm, a MiG-29 fighter of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian Su-35 fighter in the sky of Kherson region, which was hunting for Ukrainian assault aircraft," the statement said.
About the MiG-29
According to Militarny , the MiG-29 is a fourth-generation front-line fighter. The first development of the new generation light front-line fighter (LFI) project began in the late 1960s. In 1969, a competition was announced for the development of such an aircraft. It was attended by design bureaus Sukhoi and Yakovlev, as well as Mikoyan and Gurevich. The winner was the MiG Design Bureau.