The Syrians carry out a combined aerial operation over the Hermon, for both attack and photo reconnaissance purposes, with eight MiG-21s escorting the photo-recon planes. The IAF sends up Phantoms and Mirages, which shoot down four MiGs. Also on this day, Israeli Phantoms and Skyhawks attack tanks and heavy digging equipment on the access road leading to the Syrian Hermon. The attacks at Mount Hermon are carried on into the following day as well.