Syrians shot missiles that took out Russian military plane
The Syrian air force accidentally downed a Russian military reconnaissance flight with missiles with 14 aboard.
The Syrian air force was attempting to retaliate against the Israelis for its latest strike against presumed arms delivered to Latakia for transport to Iranian forces and proxies when it accidentally downed a Russian reconnaissance flight with 14 aboard. Israel adheres to a strict policy of neither confirming nor denying such reports but most observers believe the scenario as reported is accurate despite the lack of attribution offered by CNN which broke the story. The IL-20 turbo-prop was returning to the base at Latakia when it was struck by a missile. The incident took place while Israeli and French jets were
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