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Crashed Russiαn Su-34 radio transmission releases: ‘I’m shot down’

krainian intelligence had intercepted radio transmissions between air traffic controllers and the pilot of a Russiαn Aerospace Forces’ Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback strike aircraft that was shot down over Ukrαine.

In the chilling intercepted radio from Russiαn Su-34, a pilot screamed “…I’m shot down!, … So where are we going to jump, Pash?… pull!!!” before the transmission went silent.

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Radio chatter between the pilot and air traffic control also reveals that the left engine of the aircraft “caught fire” in flight after being hit by a missile.

The audio was released by Ukrαiniαn intelligence and has not been independently verified, but a military analyst said that the Russiαn Su-34 was shot down by a missile near the city of Kupyansk, Kharkiv region on 18 May.

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The Sukhoi Su-34 is a modern Russiαn strike jet that was designed as a replacement for the Soviet-era Su-24 ‘Fencer’ in Russiαn Aerospace Forces (VKS) service. It is equipped with 12 hardpoints for the carriage of a range of air-to-surface and air-to-air weaponry, including unguided, or ‘dumb’, weapons.