Skip to comments.Ukrainian plane shot down in Luhansk region, missile probably launched from Russia
Posted on 07/14/2014 2:12:25 PM PDT by WhiskeyX
KYIV, July 14 /Ukrinform/. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has confirmed reports of a Ukrainian An-26 plane downed in Luhansk region, and suspects that a missile could probably be launched from Russian territory, the press service of the Ukrainian president has reported.
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For the 4th time today, NO, IT WASN’T LAUNCHED FROM RUSSIA...
It was launched, most likely, from a BUK-M1, a heavy AA AFV, one of four the rebels got when they overran the Heavy Anti-air regiment in Donetsk last month.
The video of the shootdown clearly shows the missile maneuvering above the plane, then coming down to strike it. It wasn’t flying at 6,500 meters, more like 4-6,000 FEET, as it was about to airdrop supplies to a cut-off and surrounded unit.
Donetsk militia takes control of Ukrainian anti-air installation
Read more: http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_29/Donetsk-militia-takes-control-of-Ukrainian-anti-air-installation-1561/
I have been talking about these for two weeks.
Yesterday the Ukraines killed a couple people on the lands of Russia proper.
Perhaps turn about is fair play after all.
Also, don’t forget that the rebels got both a “Mandat”, and “Kolchuga passive sensor” system from “Topas” factory in Donetsk, when they took it over a few weeks ago.
That’s just smoke and mirrors propaganda you are using to hide the Russian criminal acts. The Ukrainian aircraft was aloft at 21,500 feet, well beyond the range of any shoulder-fired SAM or other SAM captured by insurgents. The Ukrainian aircraft could only have been shot down at that altitude by a air-to-air intercept missile fired from a Russian fighter aircraft or by a large surface-to-air-missile (SAM) operated by the Russian Ground Forces inside Russia or inside the Ukraine.
DID YOU EVEN WATCH THE VIDEO?? 3-5,000 feet, AT BEST.
Please explain to the class the dynamics of trying to airdrop a supply pallet into a 300-meter area from 21,500ft. (This oughtta be good!)
(Yeah, WE could do it, but not the Ukrainians, and certainly not from an AN-26!)
“Yesterday the Ukraines killed a couple people on the lands of Russia proper.”
Ukraine says their forces had nothing to do with the incident. What evidence is there to indicate the incident was not caused by the Russian insurgents firing sort rounds across the border from Russia into the Ukraine? It wouldn’t be the first time the Russians were caught staging a fake propaganda incident to falsely claim a provocation to invade the Ukraine.
Sounds like a real act of war
or so says Russia, which is so unbiased
“DID YOU EVEN WATCH THE VIDEO?? 3-5,000 feet, AT BEST.”
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).
“Ukraine says their forces had nothing to do with the incident”
The KEY words here being “Their forces”...
Russia is saying that the shelling came from either a Right Sector unit, or a National Guard Unit, both of which were attacking the border post, at the time.
Kiev doesn’t acknowledge the several Right Sector Militias operating in conjunction with Ukrainian Units to be “their forces”, and do not report their casualties.
Nor do they report National guard casualties.
There is Kiev propaganda, and there is the video’d reality, as we keep seeing over and over again. The many vids of the incident tell the truth of it.
PS- The only reason Kiev is acknowledging this incident, at all, is because the video evidence means they cannot deny the loss. Again, this has happened over and over.
Russians employed by Russian intelligence and GRU services are invading the Ukraine by the hundreds or thousands with Russian tanks, AFV, artillery, munitions, and more with impunity from the Russian Government, and they are capturing, torturing, and/or killing Ukrainian civilians and military personnel by the hundreds; and then you have the gall to claim an anonymous shelling, possibly by Russian combatants, killing one person and injuring two other people just inside the Russian border where Russians are shooting into the Ukraine with GRAD artillery rockets and artillery shells is supposed to somehow serve as provocation for killing even more Ukrainians in the Ukraine. Stop invading the Ukraine from Russia, NOW.
DID YOU EVEN WATCH THE VIDEO?? 3-5,000 feet, AT BEST.
“There is Kiev propaganda, and there is the videod reality, as we keep seeing over and over again. The many vids of the incident tell the truth of it.”
Yes, there is “the videod reality”, and the “the videod reality” clearly shows the aircraft had already fallen a considerable distance and yet was still above about 18,000 feet as the video started. Your comments are therefore blatant lies and false propaganda.
Lol.. Yes, I understand that Truth are lies, and ignorance is strength in Not-a-Nazi naziland.
Again, explain to the class how to do an Airdrop from that altitude to a 300-meter target?
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