WATCH: Ukraine forces shoot down Russian Ka-52 “Alligator” attack helicopter

WATCH: Ukraine forces shoot down Russian Ka-52 "Alligator" attack helicopter Credit: J_K/Shutterstock.com

Ukraine’s forces have reportedly shot down a Russian Ka-52 “Alligator” attack helicopter, as reported on Monday, August 15.

Footage of the Russian Ka-52 “Alligator” attack helicopter being downed by Ukraine’s forces was shared on Twitter:

“A unit of the anti-aircraft missile forces of the Air Force destroyed another Ka-52 helicopter of the Russian troops in the Donetsk region on August 15 at about 8.00 (GMT+3).”

“This is the third Russian Ka-52 landed by the Defense Forces in two days.”

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine shared the footage of the destruction of the Russian helicopter on their Facebook page stating:

“On 15 August, near 8 a.m., an additional Ka-52 helicopter of the Russian occupying forces was shot down by an airborne missile unit of the Armed Forces in Donetsk Region.”

“This is already the third Ka-52 of the guerrillas “grounded” by the defence forces of Ukraine in two days!
🇺🇦 Glory to Ukraine! Death to the occupants!”

The news follows a Ukraine Paratrooper’s destruction of the Russian Ka-52 “Alligator” helicopter, reported by the 80th Independent Airborne Assault Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

In addition a Russian Ka-52 helicopter was reportedly shot down in Kherson Region by Russia’s air defence, as reported on Wednesday, July 27.


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