Russia loses contact with military aircraft over Syria

A Russian military aircraft that had 14 people on board disappeared while flying over Syria or off Syria’s Mediterranean coast, The Guardian reports. The warplane may have sunk in the Mediterranean Sea. Washington is saying Syrian government forces may have accidentally shot down the Russian plane while firing at incoming Israeli missiles. Moscow is saying its plane disappeared during an attack by four Israeli F-16 jets on Syrian facilities in Latakia province.

 

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