Russian Ka-52 helicopter shot down in the south, Ukraine’s Air Force says

19 October 2022, 01:23 PM
The helicopter was destroyed by a unit of the anti-aircraft missile brigade (Photo:Maxim Maksimov/Wikipedia)

The helicopter was destroyed by a unit of the anti-aircraft missile brigade (Photo:Maxim Maksimov/Wikipedia)

Ukrainian military downed another of Russia’s most advanced attack helicopters, a Ka-52 Alligator, in the south of the country, the Air Force of Ukraine wrote on Telegram on Oct. 19.

In Beryslav district of Kherson Oblast, at around 10:30 a.m., a unit of anti-aircraft missile brigade of the South Air Command shot down on of the occupiers' attack helicopters, accoding to the report from the Air Force.

No further details are provided.

The Oryx project, which independenly documents and tracks military-equipment usage and losses in Ukraine, has recorded the destruction of 22 Russian Ka-52 Alligator helicopters so far in Ukraine.

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Overall, Oryx says Russia has lost 53 helicopters in Ukraine –  52 destroyed and one captured.

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