The Russian occupiers tried to attack in the southern direction, using aircraft – Mi-8 helicopters and Su-35 aircraft.
During the past 24 hours, on May 27, Russian troops, trying to advance in the southern direction, attacked the positions of the Armed Forces with the help of aircraft.
About this reported on the night of May 28 in the operational command “South”.
In particular, the enemy struck 5 Mi-8 helicopters at the positions of the Ukrainian troops. “Trying to attack our positions again with 3 helicopters, the enemy received a decent rebuff. Without specifying the method of defeat, it should be noted that the attack was thwarted, “- said the operational command.
In addition, during aviation activity in the sky over Mykolayiv and Kherson regions, 2 enemy air-to-air missiles self-destructed.
“They were released from the same Su-35 plane that was shot down by our MiG-29 fighter. Therefore, both the plane and the missiles were punished, ”the Ukrainian military said in a statement.
Statistics of enemy losses in the southern direction have also been published. During the day, Ukrainian soldiers destroyed 63 occupiers and 19 units of enemy equipment – 3 modern T-72 tanks, 5 units of other armored vehicles and 2 cars, Grad multiple rocket launcher, self-propelled artillery, aircraft and 6 helicopters.
It will be recalled that the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian Su-35 fighter in the sky over the Kherson region.