The other day in the province of Hama in the area of the settlement Cafer-Nbuda was shot down by a supersonic front-line fighter MiG-21 belonging to government forces in Syria and was carrying out flight to control the airspace. In the attack one of the pilots died. Commenting on the incident, the defense Ministry said that the plane was shot down using MANPADS. However, in command of the “Free Syrian Army” protest against such statements.
“Fighter was shot down on 12 March not a man-portable anti-aircraft missile system and air defense guns. Therefore, the statement of the Russian defense Ministry that the aircraft was shot down from MANPADS are not entirely true and can be directed to the prosecution of a number of countries in supplying the opposition with anti-aircraft missiles,” – quoted him as saying Agency “Sputnik”.
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Close to Hama airport MiG-21 of the Syrian air force was shot down by fighters. One of the pilots was killed and the other ejected successfully on the territory controlled by government forces. The terrorists shot down the plane from anti-aircraft guns, while he was landing.
Video published on the website youtube.com user Alexander Ivanov