Territorial defense fighters shot down occupiers' helicopter in Donetsk region (VIDEO)

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Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Updated: June 17 2022 at 08:53 am
Source: myukraineis.org

In the Donetsk region fighters of territorial defense of Ukraine brought down the Russian military Mi-35M helicopter.

Russian Mi-35M helicopter shot down by Ukrainian defense forces. June 2022. Ukraine. Frame from the video of Yuri Mysyagin

The video of the helicopter destruction was published on the Facebook page of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

krainian politician Yuriy Mysiahin also said in a telegram that the occupiers' helicopter had been shot down. According to him, the helicopter was hit by soldiers of the 231st Battalion of the Dnieper Territorial Defense from the Igla portable anti-aircraft missile system.

In the video you can see that the enemy helicopter flew at low altitudes to avoid missiles. After he was hit, the helicopter caught fire and fell into the field. Also in the photo you can see the inscription "Russia", which is usually part of the inscription "Russian Air Force".

The Mi-35M helicopter is designed to destroy armored vehicles, fire support units of the ground forces, landing, as well as cargo transportation.

We will remind, on June 13 military of the 93rd separate mechanized brigade "Cold Yar" shot down the enemy helicopter.

Also on June 5, Sicheslav paratroopers shot down an enemy Ka-52 Alligator helicopter.

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