Military helicopter shot down


In Kramatorsk knocked down and blown Mi-8

25th of April. As a result of an attempt to seize the airport of the city of Kramatorsk by self-defense forces and opponents of the federalization of Ukraine, a helicopter was blown up.

According to official information, while trying to capture the airport, SDF attempted to grab helicopter preparing to take off. It is reported that warning shots were given in the air, but the pilot ignored orders to leave the combat vehicle.

Once the helicopter began to climb on the air car fired several shots, and is supposed to be one of the bullets landed in a fuel tank, causing the helicopter caught fire and began to lose altitude. The pilot of the helicopter Mi-8 managed to jump from a low altitude, causing escaped with light injuries and seriously hurt, and she air car exploded after a collision with the ground.


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