WATCH: Police secure remains of Israeli jet that was shot down

JPost Correspondent Seth J Frantzman on the scene near Harduf.

February 10, 2018 11:58

Police secure remains of crashed Israeli F-16 (Seth Frantzman)

Police secure remains of crashed Israeli F-16 (Seth Frantzman)

Israeli police and military forces were securing Saturday morning the remains of an Israeli F-16 fighter jet which was hit by Syrian anti-aircraft fire during a mission over Syrian territory.

The pilots were forced to eject their aircraft, which crashed into a hillside near the northern village of Harduf.

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Both pilots were evacuated to Rambam Hospital in Haifa, one in serious, but stable condition, and the other suffering mild injuries.

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