Ukraine’s anti-aircraft troops destroy Russian Ka-52 “Alligator” attack helicopter

Ukraine's anti-aircraft troops destroy 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 Wednesday, August 24.

The news of the destruction of the Russian Ka-52 “Alligator” attack helicopter by Ukraine’s forces was shared on Twitter, with one user posting the report issued by the General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces:

“At 1 a.m on August 24, units of the anti-aircraft missile troops of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine demilitarized the Russian helicopter Ka-52,” – says the report.

Last night, Ukrainian defenders shot down a Russian attack helicopter Ka-52, the press service of the Ukrainian Air Force reports.

 

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

“On August 15, 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.


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