Ukrainian officials released a video of an alleged subject drone onslaught connected a Russian Mi-8 Hip-type chopper astatine the land successful the Black Sea.
The footage was reportedly filmed astatine Ukraine’s Zmiinyi Island, oregon Snake Island, successful the occidental Black Sea.
Footage of the onslaught released by Ukrainian forces shows a Russian transport chopper with soldiers they are abruptly deed by a Ukrainian Bayraktar TB-2 drone.
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Apparently, the Russian subject decided that it was excessively unsafe to present infantry by oversea and decided to usage a helicopter. Shortly earlier this, the Ukrainian Armed Forces destroyed 2 Raptor-type boats and 1 Project 11770 Serna landing trade adjacent Zmiinyi Island.
Zmiinyi Island lies successful the north-western Black Sea, astir 48km (30 miles) from the Ukrainian seashore and 300km westbound of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia successful 2014. It has a strategical value that belies its size – lone astir 16 hectares (40 acres).
The Island besides became a awesome of Ukrainian absorption aft a vigor speech went viral astatine the commencement of the war, successful which Ukrainian soldiers utilized an expletive successful rebuffing a request by the Russian warship Moskva to surrender.
The Moskva sank successful the Black Sea successful mid-April pursuing the warship being deed with 2 Neptun missiles.
On #SnakeIsland, the Ukrainian Army has destroyed the Mi-8 chopper of the Russian Army with #BayraktarTB2. pic.twitter.com/0yDtWJt1qb
— Clash Report (@clashreport) May 8, 2022