Valentyna Romanenko — Thursday, 21 April 2022, 19:48
Ukrainian airbourne troops together with the marines have destroyed two Russian transport and combat helicopters Mi-8.
Source: press centre of the Airbourne and Storm Troops Command
Details: The press centre reports that on 21 April, an air defence unit of the 81st separate aeromobile brigade of Ukraine’s Airbourne and Storm Troops destroyed a Russian transport and combat helicopter Mi-8 by shooting it down with a "Stinger" rocket launcher.
The red arrow in the video below points to the site of the helicopter’s crash:
Later, another Russian helicopter, potentially sent to evacuate the crew of the shot-down Mi-8, was downed by the Ukrainian marines stationed nearby.