Representatives of the armed group “Ahrar al-sham”, said that in the Syrian province of Latakia they downed a government helicopter. It is reported TASS with reference to news portal News Mujaz.
According to the rebels, the aircraft was destroyed near the village of Salma. Information about the fate of the pilot and crew members there.
The Syrian command has not yet commented on the statement groupings. The Agency Al-Masdar says that the helicopter could belong to the Russian troops, leading the fighting in Syria.