NSDC: Russian military aircraft shoots down Ukrainian Su-25

15:34, 17 July 2014
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The NSDC notes that the pilot baled out and evacuated to a safe place.

Photo of the press service of the Defense Ministry

Military aircraft of the Armed Forces of the RF shot down Ukrainian Su-25, which fulfilled tasks at territory of Ukraine.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, Spokesman for Information Center of the NSDC Andriy Lysenko said this at press conference in Kyiv.

“On July 16, at 19.00 pm a regular provocation was carried out from the side of the Russia. Military aircraft of the Armed Forces of the RF made a missile strike at aircraft Su-25 of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which fulfilled tasks at the territory of Ukraine”, - he said.

“Our plane was shot down, the pilot baled out and evacuated to a safe place”, - said the Spokesman of the NSDC.

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