The Israeli army announced the launch of two Patriot missiles on Syrian military aircraft that went two kilometers into the air space of Israel to the North of the country. Representative of the army quoted in the Twitter correspondent for the Jerusalem Post.
It is specified that it was a plane “Dry”. A result of a rocket strike, he was shot down, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the army press-service.
Reuters reports that the plane crashed in Syrian territory, the fate of pilot still unknown. Presumably, the area controlled by the militants of the “Islamic state” (banned in Russia), writes the Telegram-channel 4 Directorate covering the activities of terrorists.
In service with the Syrian air force has these planes of production “Dry”, as the bombers su-24M/M2 and various modifications of the fighter-bomber su-17.
In July, Israel has repeatedly attacked Syrian military targets. One of the strikes in the Jewish state is explained by the rupture of the mortar shells in the demilitarized zone on the Golan heights, released from the post of the army of Syria, another attack — the invasion of the Syrian drone in Israeli airspace.
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