Ukrainian "Buk" shot down Russian plane without a single missile - Defense Ministry - Ukrainian news, Politics

Ukrainian “Buk” shot down Russian plane without a single missile – Defense Ministry – Ukrainian news, Politics

One of the Ukrainian missile batteries “Buk M1” shot down the Russian aircraft without firing a shot. Her commander, Hero of Ukraine Yaroslav Melnyk told about this in an interview with the agency of the Ministry of Defense ArmyInform.

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“We shot down the plane without firing a single missile. We found the target. We turned on the illumination radar. At that time, sound messages about radar exposure sounded in the cockpit of the Russian driver. He realized that he had turned from a hunter into a target. Probably, this stunned the pilot so much that he immediately ejected. The plane crashed,” the military said.

Information about this case was circulated in social networks Ministry of Defence.

The Melnik battery resisted the Russian pilots for more than six months in the Kharkov region.

During this time, the Ukrainian Buk shot down 28 enemy air targets, including 11 combat aircraft, two helicopters, two cruise missiles and 13 drones.

Melnik received the Order of the Golden Star from the President Vladimir Zelensky at the ceremony dedicated to the Day of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Andriy Vodyanyi

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Fuente: liga.net

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