Israeli embassy in Russia declines to comment on military plane incident in Syria

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The Israeli embassy in Russia does not comment on an incident involving a Russian Ilyushin Il-20 aircraft downed in Syria on the night of September 17, an embassy spokesman told TASS.


"We don’t comment on this incident," the spokesman said.

According to the Russian Defence Ministry, at about 23:00 Moscow time on September 17, contact was lost with a Russian Il-20 aircraft flying over the Mediterranean Sea back to the Russian Hmeymim air base in Syria. The ministry said the aircraft had disappeared from radar during an airstrike carried out by four Israeli F-16 fighter jets on targets in the Syrian province of Latakia.



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Israeli embassy in Russia declines to comment on military plane incident in Syria

2018/09/1537269618.jpg
Read: 495     16:00     18 September 2018    

The Israeli embassy in Russia does not comment on an incident involving a Russian Ilyushin Il-20 aircraft downed in Syria on the night of September 17, an embassy spokesman told TASS.


"We don’t comment on this incident," the spokesman said.

According to the Russian Defence Ministry, at about 23:00 Moscow time on September 17, contact was lost with a Russian Il-20 aircraft flying over the Mediterranean Sea back to the Russian Hmeymim air base in Syria. The ministry said the aircraft had disappeared from radar during an airstrike carried out by four Israeli F-16 fighter jets on targets in the Syrian province of Latakia.



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