Syrian air defenses forced the Israeli aircraft to flee the country
MOSCOW, 14 Feb — RIA Novosti. Syrian air defense on Wednesday forced an Israeli reconnaissance plane to leave the country’s airspace after the aircraft was spotted in the skies over El Kuneitra, reports the state Agency SANA.
“The Syrian air defense on Wednesday opposed an Israeli reconnaissance plane in the skies over the town of Quneitra and forced him to leave the Syrian airspace,” the Agency reported citing its own correspondent.
The Israeli side has not commented on the likely incident.
Earlier, the Israeli military announced the interception over the North of the Iranian drone and attacked in response of the UAV base in Syria, faced with the opposition of defense and lost the F-16. Its crew ejected over their territory. Syrian state media, in turn, said that the air defense system of the country repelled an attack by the Israeli air force.
At the end of the next, the second day of the RAID, the Israelis reported the destruction of 12 near Damascus the Syrian and Iranian military targets, including air defense batteries, in the absence of new losses on their part.