SYRIA jet carrying 172 passengers nearly shot down over Syria, Russia says — National Post

A Syrian air force jet. Russian authorities claimed that a Syria air defence system almost brought down a passenger flight over its air space Credit: OMAR HAJ KADOUR/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
A Syrian air force jet. Russian authorities claimed that a Syria air defence system almost brought down a passenger flight over its air space Credit: OMAR HAJ KADOUR/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

MOSCOW – An Airbus A320 jet carrying 172 passengers was nearly shot down on its approach to the Syrian capital, Damascus, shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday after Syria fired antiaircraft missiles in response to an attack, according to a Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Russian news agencies reported Friday. Read More

Passenger jet carrying 172 passengers nearly shot down over Syria, Russia says — National Post
Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Russian news agencies reported Friday
Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Russian news agencies reported Friday
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