A video seems to show the downing of an Mi-24 Hind helicopter belonging to the Armed Forces of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic.
On Nov. 12, at around 1.45PM LT, a Mil Mi-24 belonging to Armed Forces of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic was shot down as it flew about 1,7 Km northeast of the village of Kengerli in the Agdam district of Azerbaijan by the Azeri army.
According to Armenian media outlets, the helicopters were involved in a training mission close to the border and the shooting down is the result of ceasefire violation by the Azerbaijani side.
Azeri Ministry of Defense stated that the Mi-24 was shot down while performing an attack run on Azeri troops.
Footage shows what seems to be a MANPADS hit one of the two low-flying Mi-24 Hind helicopters.
Image credit: Armradio.am
H/T Matt Fanning for sending us the link to the video and to Arda Mevlutoglu for providing additional information
That was no attack run.
Is this a good thing? I mean what side should we be cheering for? and why are not the media outraged? Mi24 photo looks like its exhaust is un-shielded.
Well, THAT went down easy…
Wow. A successful manpads engagement without a soundtrack of Neanderthal religious whacko screaming. Refreshing.
Now this part of the world is falling apart? Wth?!