Date: 8 months ago   Category: Security

The Russian Defense Ministry has accused the Israeli Air Force of death Il-20. Briefing shots - RIA Novosti, 9/23/2018

The Russian Defense Ministry has laid blame for the Russian Il-20 which is brought down in Syria on the Israeli Air Force. "The actions of the Israeli fighter pilots which have led of 15 Russian servicemen to death speak or about their nonprofessionalism, or, at least, about criminal negligence" — the official representative of the Defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov has said. According to the Ministry of Defence, the Israeli F-16 fighters intentionally used Il-20 for cover from rockets Syrian air defense. Besides, the Israeli Air Force has notified the Russian colleagues on the planned blow to the Syrian industrial facilities at the time of the beginning of an air raid on September 17, but not beforehand, thereby having violated arrangements of 2015 on prevention of incidents in air.
the Russian Il-20 has been brought down on September 17 at return to Hmeymim air base. 15 people have died.



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