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