After the explosions at the Russian military airfield “Engels” (Saratov Region) on December 26, the enemy redeployed part of the strategic aviation, said the spokesman of the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Yuriy Ignat.
“After yesterday’s well-known events, we can see that the planes there (at the airfield – IF-U) are dispersed. It is strategic aviation, we are talking about the “Engels” airfield. Of course, there are still a certain number of planes, but many of them have already been relocated to different airfields that can receive and service them,” Ignat said on the air of the telethon on Monday.
He also noted that after yesterday’s events in the evening, the activity of enemy aircraft significantly decreased.
Unconfirmed information appeared on social networks on Tuesday that five TU-95MS were damaged at the airport in Engels, the control tower was broken, 17 were killed, 26 were injured, three of them were in serious condition.