Date: 9 months ago   Category: Russia

In Russia was told who has brought down the scout plane


The Il-20 plane has been shot down by a rocket of the S-200 complex of forces of air defense of Syria. 15 Russian soldiers have died. The Russian Il-20 scout plane has been hit by S-200 of air defense of Syria, but he was set up under blow by planes of Israel. The official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry major general Igor Konashenkov has told about it, Interfax on Tuesday, September 18 reports. "Being covered with the Russian plane, the Israeli pilots have substituted it under fire of anti-aircraft weapons of Syria. As a result Il-20 which has an effective reflecting surface 10 times more than at F-16 has been brought down by a rocket of the S-200 complex", he said. The Russian Defense Ministry has added that the Israeli side didn't warn about the preparing strikes against Syria. "It is regarded these provocative actions of Israel as hostile. As a result of irresponsible actions of the Israeli military 15 Russian servicemen have died. It doesn't answer spirit of the Russian-Israeli partnership at all", – Konashenkov has told. He has noted that search and rescue operation around the crash Il-20 continues. Also Konashenkov has noted that the Syrian forces of air defense beat off the attack of the Israeli Air Force more than 40 minutes last evening. "A part of rockets has been intercepted, however some have hit the mark, having struck industrial facilities, including the aluminum production and also household chemicals plant", – he has told and has added that as a result of firing two civilians have died and have a little suffered. Earlier in the Russian Defense Ministry have reported that the Il-20 plane has disappeared from radar screens during the attack of the Israeli F-16 fighters on the Syrian objects in Latakia. Besides, Russian department has reported that during loss of the plane missiles launches from the French frigate have been allegedly recorded. Later US military men have said that Il-20 has been brought accidentally down by air defense of the Syrian government troops. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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