The enemy launched a missile attack on the military airfield in Zhytomyr region with two X-59 guided missiles, apparently from Su-34 fighter-bombers.
The Air Command Center said in a Facebook post, Ukrinform reports.
“In the afternoon on August 16, the Russians deployed aircraft from the territory of Belarus and, attempting to disguise the aviation activity as training flights, launched a missile strike with two X-59 guided missiles, apparently from Su-34 fighter-bombers,” the report says.
The strike damaged the runway and several pieces of motor vehicle equipment. The personnel was in bomb shelter, so they were not injured, the command noted.
As reported by Ukrinform, two explosions were recorded in Zhytomyr region on August 16 as a result of Russian missile attack According to preliminary information, the missiles were fired from the territory of Belarus.