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    Russian Il-20 Military Plane Shot Down Over Syria (35)

    Israeli military delegation led by air force commander to travel to Moscow to share information on Il-20 plane crash.

    The Israeli military delegation led by Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin will travel to Moscow on September 20 with information about the crash of a Russian Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft off the Syrian coast that killed 15 military personnel, the IDF press service said Wednesday.

    "The Air Force Commander and accompanying officials will present a picture of what happened in all its aspects, including… the main conclusions of the investigation conducted by the Israeli Defense Forces," the press service said in a statement.

    READ MORE: Il-20 Accidentally Downed by Syria: Putin Calls Incident Tragic Chain of Events

    The Russian Hmeymim airbase had lost contact with the Russian Il-20 military aircraft late on Monday during the attack of four Israeli F-16 aircraft on Syrian targets in the province of Latakia. The Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that the Israeli military deliberately created a dangerous situation by using the Russian aircraft as a shield against Syrian air defense systems.

    Russian Il-20 Military Plane Shot Down Over Syria (35)


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