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Su-22 fighter bomber shot down in Syria. Video

In Syria, a Su-22 fighter-bomber was shot down.

A few minutes ago it became known that Syrian terrorists destroyed the Su-22 fighter-bomber, which carried out attacks on terrorist positions in Idlib province. According to unconfirmed reports, the combat aircraft belonged to the Syrian Air Force, while it is reported that the terrorists used a portable anti-aircraft missile system, the delivery of which to the armed militants from Turkey became known a few months earlier.

A Syrian combat aircraft was shot down over the northern part of the Hama province, where, most likely, it carried out attacks on the city of Khan Sheikhun, located in the southern part of the Syrian province of Idlib, which is supposed to be taken by storm over the next 5-7 days.

According to the information available to the resource by the current hour, the pilot on board the downed aircraft managed to eject, but the Syrian media have not yet submitted any official information on this subject. The destruction of the Syrian fighter-bomber Su-22 was the first since the beginning of May.

It should be clarified that the information that the militants shot down the Syrian Su-22 today from the MANPADS has not yet been confirmed, however, at the same time, terrorist vehicles with 23-mm and 37-mm mounted on them were seen in this area. guns that could well knock out the plane when striking last.