Pro-Russian social media posts have been circulating the below video purporting to show the destruction of a Ukrainian Su-25/FROGFOOT on the deck at Dolgintsevo Air Base in Kryvyi Rih. This is the second instance of the Lancet landing a kill on a Ukrainian aircraft.
Video reportedly showing second successful engagement of Ukrainian aircraft by the Russian Lancet loitering munition. pic.twitter.com/RTKAFvmNZt
— Tessaron News (@TessaronF) October 11, 2023
On September 19th, 2023, pro-Russian sources claimed a Lancet struck a Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter stationed at Krivoi Rog Air Base, some 70 km from front line on the Dnieper River, indicating the maximum range of the drone was enhanced from the previously declared 40 km.
The Ukrainian government has not commented on the strike.