Skip to comments.Ukraine Says Su-25s Were Shot Down From Russian Territory
Posted on 07/23/2014 7:53:09 AM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans
Ukraine Says Su-25s Were Shot Down From Russian Territory
There are breaking reports that Andrei Lysenko, the spokesman for the Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (SNBO) has told reporters at a briefing just now that the two Ukrainian Air Force Su-25s shot down today were hit by missiles fired from Russian territory.
Kirit Radia ✔ @KiritRadia: Ukrainian military jets shot down today were fired upon from the RUSSIAN side of the border, Ukrainian official says now at briefing 9:28 AM - 23 Jul 2014
Kirit Radia ✔ @KiritRadia: More: Ukraine says shots that brought down military planes today were from a very powerful anti-aircraft system the rebels dont possess
More details to come.
This isn't the first time this has happened. The Ukrainians, before the airline shootdown, said one of their SU-25s was shot down by a Russian jet. That is why Obama, when describing the shootdown of previous planes by separatists, said "and they claim to have shot down a Ukrainian jet." It's because Obama was too chicken to say that the claim was false.
Russia showing the World how easy it is to shoot down their planes
WW III ping
SU-25s don’t fly straight and level at 33,000 ft squaking a civilian airliner code.
This supposed to be a Russian version of the A-10?
Since these aircraft were produced in Russia, would it be too far out there to suggest maybe some sort of homing device hidden within aircraft ? Sort of an ID? GPS?
Kinda, it was designed to do ground support, as was the A-10, but the A-10 did ground support much better. Sadly the A-10’s have been retired so I guess that makes the Su-25’s the best ground support plane flying today.
More about this coming out now, via Twitter.
Kiev used 4 SU-25’s in a desperate attempt to save some of the trapped South Pocket units, and lost two of them, apparently. There are also reports that a helicopter went down near Lysyschansk.
If true, this supports other reports that the trapped 79th Brigade has been “Wiped out” today.
A rebel-controlled border post along the Southeast border also fell today, Chervona Zorya. That is very near the “Cease-fire Zone” around the downed Malaysian plane.
The Russians are getting some experience in.
Everyone knows the rebels are really Russia.
Yes, sort of.
I think they were originally built in Georgia,, which Russia tried to invade and took land from a decade or so ago