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General Staff: Ukrainian forces down Russian Ka-52 helicopter

by Kate Tsurkan June 12, 2023 8:06 PM 1 min read
Ukrainian servicemembers on July 08, 2022, look at fragments of a Russian Military Ka-52 "Alligator" Helicopter destroyed by the Ukrainian military during Russia's attempt to take the Hostomel Airport near Kyiv, Ukraine. (Photo by Maxym Marusenko/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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The General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces reported on June 12 that Ukrainian forces downed another Russian Ka-52 "Alligator" helicopter.

The update did not specify where on the frontline Ukrainian forces took out the helicopter.

The Ka-52 helicopter can hold two pilots and is used by Russian forces in both reconnaissance missions and combat operations.

According to the General Staff's update earlier on June 12, the Russian military has lost an additional 299 helicopters since the start of the full-scale invasion, as well as 314 aircraft.

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