Head of the ATO press center VladyslavSelezniov said this to UkrainianPravda.
"Ourfighter jet shot down over Yenakieve about half an hour ago. It wasprobably hit by surface to air anti-aircraft missile launched fromBuk," he said.
"The pilottried to take the plane away from populated areas," the head of theATO media center said.
Accordingto Selezniov, the pilot is alive. The search and rescue operationis conducted.