Ukraine’s military says it has shot down a Russian military transport plane with paratroopers on board. The Ukrainian General Staff claimed that a Ukrainian Su-27 fighter had shot down a Russian Il-76 transport plane carrying paratroopers near Vasylkiv
According to a statement from the military’s General Staff, the Il-76 heavy transport plane was shot down near Vasylkiv, a city 40 kilometers south of Kyiv. Il-76s are generally used for heavy transport and paratrooper operations
The Russian military has not commented on the incident so far, and the report could not be immediately verified.
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