The authorities of Russia's Kaluga Oblast claim that drones were shot down near the village of Shaikovka, with the namesake airfield located nearby.
Source: Vladislav Shapsha, the governor of Kaluga Oblast, on Telegram
Quote: "In the afternoon, two UAVs were destroyed by air defence forces on the territory of the Kirov district, near the village of Shaikovka."
Details: Shapsha claims there are no injuries or destruction of infrastructure.
- On 21 August, a kamikaze drone crashed at the Shaikovka airfield in the Kirov district, Kaluga Oblast, Russia.
- Local Telegram channels report that the aicraft damaged in the strike was out of service.
- Governor Shapsha claimed that a drone strike was repelled in the Kirov district and that there were no casualties, and infrastructure facilities in the area were not affected.
- Later, the sources of Ukrainska Pravda in the Defence Intelligence confirmed that as a result of attacks on the Soltsy and Shaikovka airfields, two aircrafts were completely destroyed.