30 September 2022,   14:45
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A second Russian Ilyushin Il-76 military transport plane was shot down by Ukrainian Air Force

A second Russian Ilyushin Il-76 military transport plane was shot down near Bila Tserkva, 85 kilometers south of Kyiv, according to two American officials with direct knowledge of conditions on the ground in Ukraine, writes CNN.

On Friday, Ukraine’s military said it had shot down a Russian military transport plane with paratroopers on board.

According to a statement from the military’s General Staff, the first Il-76 heavy transport plane was shot down near Vasylkiv, a city 25 miles south of Kyiv. The Russian military has not commented on either incident so far, and the reports could not be immediately verified.

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