July 17, 2014
They note in the National Security Council that the pilot has catapulted and has been evacuated to the safe place.
Military airplane of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation has shot down Ukrainian Su-25 that was performing tasks at Ukrainian territory. According to UNIAN correspondent this has been informed today by Spokesman of Info Centre of the National Security Council Andriy Lysenko during a briefing in Kyiv.
‘On July 16 at about 7 pm. there was another provocation from Russian side. Military plane of Armed Forces of Russian Federation performed a missile attack at the plane SU-25 of Ukrainian Armed Forces that was performing military tasks on the territory of our country’, – he said. ‘Our plane was shot down, the pilot catapulted and was evacuated to a safe place’, – The National Security Spokesman said.
‘The pilot is not injured’, – he added.