Israel Shoots Down Syrian Fighter Jet Over Israeli Airspace, Says Army
The Israeli army claims it shot down a Russian-made Syrian jet fighter after it crossed into Israeli airspace Tuesday. A spokesperson for the Israeli Defense Forces [IDF] said the aircraft was under surveillance when it passed two kilometers into Israeli airspace. It was shot down by two Patriot missiles, according to the statement. A pilot was purportedly killed, according to images that witnesses on the ground uploaded to Telegram.