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Russia: August 15, 2001
   

In Chechnya, rebels shot down a Russian Mi-24 gunship using RPG rockets. Two crewmen died. Meanwhile, things are picking up for the Russian aviation industry. Egypt has ordered two more Tu-204 transports. The airline already has four Tu-204 and is very pleased with them. The aircraft have British engines and Western avionics.