A Russian IL-20 jet with 14 servicemen aboard disappeared from the radar off Syria, Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on early Tuesday.
The Russian jet vanished off the radar while on its way back to the Khmeimim Air Base in Syria, the statement added.
Russian jet with 14 servicemen aboard vanishes from radar off Syria: news agencies (AFP)— ANI (@ANI) September 18, 2018
The Russian IL-20 aircraft vanished during an attack by four Israeli Air Force around Syria’s Latakia province. A search and rescue operation has been organised.
Syria is yet to comment on its involvement in the incident.
Information on the 14 Russian servicemen aboard is awaited, it added.