Russian plane shot down in Syria

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  • Russian Su-25 shot down.
  • Aircraft was engaged in ground attack mission in area Idlib, Syria.
  • Portable Anti-Aircraft system used.
  • Claimed to be shot down by Free Syrian Army group (Jaish al-Naser).
  • Pilot believed to have died in firefight with FSA fighters shortly after landing from aircraft ejection.
  • Russia responded with increased strikes to the area including use of Kalibr cruise missiles.

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/02/03/middleeast/russian-plane-shot-down-syria/index.html