Syrian fighter penetrated Israel territory Lloret

צילום ארכיון: דובר צה”ל

This is the first time since 1985 that Syrian fighter was shot down by the air force || Fighter plane is of type “Sukhoi 24, and landed in Syria passes ||
The plane was intercepted by Patriot batteries.

תאריך: 23/09/2014, 10:05    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Fighter plane which crossed the border into Israel Syria surface direction Lloret a little while ago by the air defense command in Syria border.

Fighter plane is of type “Sukhoi-24”, and intercepted by Patriot batteries according to the air force’s battle followed, with the penetration of the aircraft Israel territory. Fragments of the plane.
Landed in Syria, and air crew abandoned and evacuated for medical treatment.

As published in the air force, since the outbreak of the civil war in Syria increase
Dozens of percentage in the air haznkot air force aircraft, designed to prevent
Intrusions into the airspace of Israel.

The aircraft Sukhoi-24 is designed to attack. The Syrian air force was set up in 1946 and run about 700 aircraft. A Syrian plane recently dropped by the Israeli air force took place in November 1985, so were two Mig-23 fighter planes by type “baz” (F-15).

Three weeks ago was shot down unmanned aerial vehicle which is identified in the airspace of Israel Quneitra area, by surface-to-air missile Patriot type. The Patriot was upgraded with the installation of “sniper” system that can detect the type of the aircraft is in the air and thus get framed.

Translated from Hebrew