The published list of those killed in the crash of Il-20 in Syria
The REN TV channel, citing its sources have published a list of those killed in the crash of a Russian reconnaissance aircraft Il-20 in Syria.
List is 15 names: Sergei Avrutin, Konstantin Nazarov, Alexander Vechernin, Timofey Baranov, Pavel Tkachenko, Oleksandr Burlaka, Grigory Zinoviev, Denis Gordov, Roman Dolmatov, Victor Kvasenkov, Alexei IP Sedunov, Vladimir Yakovlev, Alexey Arzumanov, Andrey sergeenkov.
The Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu said that the Israeli air force was covered by a Russian Il-20 and said that the attack warning F-16 arrived exactly one minute before the strike.
In the Kremlin, stressed that the incident with the Il-20 — a result of a breach of the Russian-Israeli agreement on preventing dangerous incidents.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin has promised to send to Moscow the commander of the air force to report on the actions of the Israeli aviation.
Russian reconnaissance aircraft Il-20 was shot down by Syrian air defence system on the night of September 18, near the Mediterranean coast. At the same time, the Syrian objects on the territory of the province of Latakia (in the same region the Russian airbase Hamim) was attacked by four Israeli F-16 fighters.