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Anti-aircraft gunners strike down Russian helicopter and UAV

Sunday, 8 January 2023, 15:28
Anti-aircraft gunners strike down Russian helicopter and UAV

On Sunday, 8 December, Ukrainian forces of Air Command Centre struck down a Russian helicopter and a drone on the eastern front; most likely they were a Ka-52 and an Orlan-10 respectively.

Source: Ukrainian Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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Quote: "Today, on 8 January 2023, between 11:00 and 14:00, operators of the mobile S-300B1 anti-air missile system from the Air Command Centre destroyed an enemy helicopter and a drone on the eastern front; most likely they were a Ka-52 and an Orlan-10 UAV, the latter of which was trying to carry out reconnaissance of our positions."

Background: Earlier on 8 January, soldiers from Air Command Skhid (East) destroyed an enemy reconnaissance drone in the skies over Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

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