Ukrainian journalist: “Ukrainian military plane was shot down by Russian plane”

Ukrainian journalist: “Ukrainian military plane was shot down by Russian  plane”
# 17 July 2014 12:32 (UTC +04:00)

Butusov said that Ukrainian Su-25 aurcraft has been shot down by Russian Su-27 pane near Snezhnoe city of Donetsk province while intending to hit the artillery of the terrorists. Russian plane flied from airdrome in Rostov and hit the Ukrainian plane with air-to-air rocket.

A Ukrainian military transport aircraft has been shot down in the east, amid fighting with pro-Russian separatist rebels, Ukrainian officials say. They say the An-26 plane was hit at an altitude of 6,500m (21,325ft). The plane was targeted with "a more powerful missile" than a shoulder-carried missile, "probably fired" from Russia.

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