MGN Online

Published: Jul 23, 2014 7:47 AM EDT

   
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry.
    
The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. local time Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila.
    
Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky says the planes may have been carrying up to two crew members each.