A military helicopter crashed in Belarus: there are victims. Photo
On June 22, Russian Air Force Mi-24 helicopter crashed on the territory of Belarus. According to preliminary data, the crew members were injured.
The fall of the Russian army helicopter was recorded near the village of Ivatsevichi. It is reported by Telegram-channel "MotolkoPomogi" (to see the photo, scroll to the end of the page).
Eyewitnesses reported that the helicopter crashed near the M1 highway between Ivatsevichy and Baranovichy. Representatives of the Ministry of Emergency Situations are working at the site.
In turn, the Ministry of Defense of Belarus reported that the fall occurred at about 13:30 in Baranavichy district. It is reported that the crew members were injured.
It should be noted that the official report of the Ministry of Defense of Belarus does not specify exactly whose helicopter fell down.
"Today at about 13:30, a Mi-24 helicopter made a hard landing in the Baranovichi district. The crew members of the helicopter were injured, there was no damage or casualties on the ground. Causes of the accident are established by the commission," said the Ministry of Defense of Belarus.
As a reminder, Ukrainian defense forces eliminated another Russian helicopter on June 21. The enemy Mi-24 "landed" in the afternoon in the Zaporizhzhia direction.
Earlier it was reported that Russian troops in the east of our country use attack helicopters to hit the positions of Ukrainian soldiers. The day before, on June 17, the defenders shot down two of them in the Donetsk direction.
As reported by OBOZREVATEL, Latvia decided to transfer to the Armed Forces of Ukraine all its attack helicopters . Earlier, this state gave the Ukrainian army, which is deterring Russian aggression, all portable anti-aircraft missile systems Stinger, which were in service in the Latvian army.
It was also reported that AFU helicopters would be equipped with the AMPS anti-missile system. This system developed by the German company is able to protect the crews of combat vehicles from a wide range of threats, first of all from air-to-air and surface-to-air missiles.