"This is our land and our sky": two more Russian fighter jets downed in eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian soldiers shoot down two more Russian fighters

During the morning of February 19, Ukrainian defenders destroyed a Su-34 fighter-bomber and a Su-35S fighter jet of the Russian Aerospace Forces. Both enemy aircraft landed in the eastern part of Ukraine.

This is the fifth and sixth aircraft that our warriors have shot down over the past three days, and in total, since the beginning of the full-scale war, the Defense Forces have already shot down 338 occupiers' aircraft. The news was shared by the Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Mykola Oleshchuk.

"Morning of February 19, 2024. Eastern direction. Minus two more occupier's planes! This is our land and our sky! Thank you all for your combat work! To be continued! I told you: f**k the luck," he wrote.

''This is our land and our sky'': two more Russian fighter jets downed in eastern Ukraine

One of the Russian planes was likely shot down near Mariupol. A few hours before the information was confirmed by the Ukrainian Air Force, explosions were heard near the temporarily occupied city in Donetsk region and eyewitnesses saw a burning target fall over the Sea of Azov.

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Oleksandr Syrskyi noted that the enemy aircraft had been attacking the positions of our troops with guided bombs. So he thanked the defenders of the sky for another accurate combat work.

As reported by OBOZ.UA, on February 17, Ukrainian soldiers downed three Russian aircraft in the eastern direction at once. These were two Su-34 fighter-bombers and a Su-35 fighter, from which the occupiers dropped unexploded ordnance, in particular in the Avdiivka area. It is noteworthy that the pilot of one of the downed Russian fighters directed the aircraft toward a Ukrainian village.

On the morning of February 18, the Ukrainian Air Force shot down another Russian Su-34. The enemy aircraft was also destroyed in the eastern direction.

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