On the evening of Friday, February 23, the Defense Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian A-50 aircraft. 

This was reported by the commander of the Air Force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Mykola Oleschuk. 

"Bayan, where are you?"

An A-50 with the call sign "Bayan" flew in!

I congratulate the occupiers "Happy Defender of the Fatherland Day!"

It is necessary to celebrate at home, and in such a way that the Bayan is not broken!

Thanks to the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the MOU and everyone who ensured the result!" he wrote. 

Photo: Air Force

"Russian military commanders report that the Russian air defense has saluted its aviation since February 23 and shot down a unique A-50 aircraft worth half a billion dollars," wrote journalist Denys Kazanskyi. 


"It is reported that this is the same A-50.

He fell in the village of Trudova Armeniya of the Krasnodar Territory of the Russian Federation," he added.

Minus one more A-50, not far from the Sea of ​​Azov.

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