Separatists shoot down Ukrainian SU-25 fighter plane - military

KIEV Wed Aug 20, 2014 1:52pm EDT

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KIEV Aug 20 (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian SU-25 single-seat fighter jet in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, a military spokesman said.

It was now known if the pilot was able to eject or had been killed in the crash, spokesman Andriy Lysenko told Ukrainian channel 112.ua. (Reporting by Natalia Zinets; Writing by Alessandra Prentice; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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