Over the past day, the anti-aircraft defense units of the Land Forces and the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have destroyed 15 enemy air targets.

The relevant statement was made by the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“The 21st of April was a fruitful day for the Ukrainian anti-aircraft defense units, as they destroyed 15 enemy air targets, including nine Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The anti-aircraft missile units of the Land Forces shot down six Orlan-10 UAVs. Two Orlan-10 UAVs were hit by the Air Assault Forces with man-portable air-defense systems, and one more was downed by the anti-aircraft missile units of the Air Force,” the report states.

Meanwhile, in the Izium direction, the anti-aircraft missile units of the East Air Command destroyed two Russian planes. According to the preliminary data, they were Su-34 and Su-35.

The Air Assault Forces also shot down Russia’s Su-25 aircraft and Mi-8 helicopter. One more Mi-8 helicopter was destroyed by the Ukrainian marines.

In addition, the National Guard of Ukraine reported on shooting down Russia’s Ka-52 ‘Alligator’ helicopter.

(C)UKRINFORM 2022

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