2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

Updated - November 16, 2021 06:16 pm IST

Published - July 23, 2014 05:31 pm IST - KIEV

In this July 21, 2014 photo, a pro-Russian rebel looks up while riding on a tank flying Russia's flag, on a road east of Donetsk. Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, the country’s Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

In this July 21, 2014 photo, a pro-Russian rebel looks up while riding on a tank flying Russia's flag, on a road east of Donetsk. Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, the country’s Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country’s Defence Ministry.

The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1.30 p.m. local time on Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila.

Defence Ministry spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky says the planes may have been carrying up to two crew members each.

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