SBU has accused the PMC of Wagner in the destruction of Il-76 with the Ukrainian paratroopers
Private military company (PMC) Dmitry Utkin, known under the call sign Wagner, involved the destruction of a carrying Ukrainian paratroopers Il-76 in Lugansk airport in June 2014.
This was at the briefing said the head of the security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak, “Interfax-Ukraine”.
According to him, the freighter with the help of portable anti-aircraft missile complex was hit by two Russians from PMC Wagner. Hrytsak said their names and other data: “Andrey Guryev, born in 1990, a citizen of Russia, personal number М1235, position — arrow-antiaircrafter of calculation of MANPADS. Other person — Andrey Lebedev, born in 1974, citizen of Russia, personal number М1671, senior arrow-antiaircrafter of calculation of MANPADS”.
According to the SBU, the soldiers of a private military company took part in the armed conflict in the Donbass, in particular stormed together with the militia of the Luhansk airport. “In debaltseve, Sanzharovka, Utkino 205 militants Wagner participated, the loss of 21 persons, know everyone”, — said the head of the secret service. In addition, he accused the mercenaries to sabotage.