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Ukrainian forces down Russian Su-24M bomber preparing to attack Odesa region

5 December, 2023 Tuesday
20:44

On December 5, Ukrainian Armed Forces shot down a Russian Su-24M bomber over the Black Sea

This was reported by the Ukrainian Air Force.

"It looks like the Moskva cruiser will soon become an aircraft carrier! I am pleased to inform you about the destruction of a Russian Su-24M bomber near Snake Island, which, under the cover of a Su-30SM fighter jet, tried to launch a missile and bomb attack on the south of Odesa region," wrote Mykola Oleshchuk, commander of Ukraine's Air Force.

According to Oleshchuk, the anti-aircraft missile unit of the South Air Command sent the Russian Su after the Russian warship to the sea bottom.

  • On the night of Tuesday, December 5, the invading Russian forces attacked Ukraine with 17 drones and 6 S-300 anti-aircraft guided missiles. Air defense forces targeted 10 Russian Shahed drones.
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