The Ukrainian National Guard’s Azov Battalion shot down Russia’s mi-35M helicopter, which was flying low in the Zaporijya region under the Russian occupation of Ukraine. While Russia’s attacks against Ukraine continue, the Ukrainian National Guard’s Azov Battalion continues to resist at many points. The Azov Battalion in the Zaporijya region, under the Russian occupation of Ukraine, shot down a Russian Air Force’s mi-35M helicopter with the Portable Air Defense System.
Shared footage of the shooting of a Russian helicopter by Maksim Zhorin, former commander of the Azov Battalion, showed that the helicopter, shot by a missile, had returned to the fireball and crashed on the ground. No information has been shared about the fate of Russian personnel in the helicopter.