1st Ukr SU-25 downed

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Event.png 1st Ukr SU-25 downed Rdf-icon.png
Date 16/07/2014 04:00:00 PM - Present
Description Shot down near Gorlovki/Gorlovka/Horlivka

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Shot down at around 7 p.m.(local) . . . while performing tasks in the area of Amvrosiivka city (according to Ukrainian authorities). Though the Militia timings put it somewhere between 16:35 and 17:40 [1].

Rebel commander Igor "Strelkov" Girkin said two Su-25 planes had been downed during fighting at the Marinivka border crossing. The Information Centre of the militia of the Donbass claimed that two Ukrainian Air Force Su-25s were hit by DNR militias . It was reported that one of the planes was shot down from the portable missile systems near Gorlovki (48.310,38.047). The other one left towards the airfield in Mirhorod (49.93086,33.6437) heavily smoking.

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info-news
ria.ru via Google translate
nashidni.org via Google translate
BBC News
Mirhorod airfield photo