The plane Military-naval forces of Ukraine was fired in the Black sea during the vehicle flight. This was reported in Facebook the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak.
“The shelling of the aircraft was damaged. The crew of the aircraft is not affected, An-26 continued the implementation of a flight task,” – said Poltorak.
At the airport the external inspection of the aircraft discovered the bullet hole. Poltorak has published a photo of the aircraft skin on which traces of fire.
Sunday, 22 January, the FSB of Russia reported about the incident on March 31. One of the Ukrainian ships, according to the Deputy head of the border service of Admiral Gennady Medvedev, opened fire with automatic weapons on the rig “Tavrida”. The FSB has called the incident “a serious provocation”.
Representatives of the Ukrainian Navy a week later, he accused Russia of firing on a diving ship “Pochaiv”. The Ukrainian side also provided the photos, which were visible traces sniper bullets.