Sky Shield 2016: Watch: Attack and bomber aircraft land on highway in western Ukraine (photos, video)

17:13 Aug. 11, 2016

Watch: Attack and bomber aircraft land on highway in western Ukraine (photos, video)

Military aircraft land on highway in Ukraine (Photo by Defence Ministry of Ukraine)

Ukraine's Air Force jets practice highway landing as part of Sky Shield 2016 exercise  

Ukraine's Mig-29 fighter jets and Su-29 bombers landed on a section of the Kyiv-Chop highway in western Ukraine as part of Sky Shield 2016 air force exercises.

Video and photos of the exercise were published on the official web page of Ukraine's Defence Ministry.

Watch also: US attack aircraft land on Estonian highway

The press service explained that the highway was temporarily closed for the traffic.

"Pilots accomplished their tasks, and confirmed their proficiency, professionalism and high level of formation flying," the ministry said.


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