IDF scrambles fighter jets, downs aircraft near Syrian border

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IAF fighters, helicopters scrambled after aircraft violates Israeli airspace from Syria.

IDF helicopters and fighter jets were scrambled Sunday night, after an unidentified aircraft crossed into Israeli airspace from Syria.

The aircraft was monitored by the IAF throughout the incident, an IDF spokesperson said.

The aircraft was show down in an open area, the spokesperson added, saying that the aircraft in question did not pose a threat at any stage. According to protocol, an alarm was not activated.

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The incident is under review.

IDF forces are currently searching the area for remains of the downed aircraft.

Source: Arutz 7


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