Syrian army says US-led coalition downed Syrian army plane

ByREUTERS
June 18, 2017 22:31

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AMMAN - The US-led coalition downed a Syrian army jet in the southern Raqqa countryside during a Syrian combat mission against Islamic State militants, the Syrian army said on Sunday.

An army statement released on Syrian state television said the plane crashed and the pilot was missing. It said the incident took place on Sunday afternoon.

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