Satellite confirmation of the "drone strike" in the Kursk region

Satellite confirmation of the
Satellite confirmation of the "drone strike" in the Kursk region
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Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: December 12 2022 at 12:18 pm
Source: war2022-info

On the morning of December 6, in Kursk, “as a result of a drone strike,” a fire broke out in the airfield area. According to local authorities, an oil reservoir caught fire. The fire is visible from afar, black clouds of smoke are carried over a long distance.

Satellite confirmation of the "drone strike" in the Kursk region
Satellite image of Planet Labs

The Kursk-Vostochny airport is located in Kursk - this is a joint-based airfield, which, before the full-scale military operations of the Russian Federation on the territory of Ukraine, was used for both military and civilian purposes. Since February 24, 2022, civil aviation flights from this airport have ceased.

The 14th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment of the Russian Federation is deployed at the Kursk-Vostochny airport, which mainly consists of Su-30SM multipurpose fighters.

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