Reports credited to CNN International says that Israel lost one of its military aircrafts with one pilot in critical conditions after the israeli airforce attacjed formations in Syria. Unconfirmed reports state that the aircraft, F-16 fighter craft was shot down by Syrian anti aircraft guns.
It is reported that the Israeli military as confirmed that one of their F-16 fighters crashed in the northern part of Israel on Saturday. It states that this followed the incursion into Israeli airspace of an Iranian drone which was monitored and destroyed by a helicopter gunship. In retaliation, the Israeli airforce scrammbled eight F-16s with orders to destroy certain targets in Syria, especially the drone command center. Syran Authourities in Damascus which is less than 50 miles from Israel, condemend the attack and claimed it was an act of aggression from Israel. Iran has refuted the drone affair labeling it, ludicrous.
Further reports state that one of the eight fighter jets was shot down under heavy syrian anti aircraft fire, and despite having its aircraft shot down, Israel scrammbled another 12 fighter crafts back to the air to retaliate for the anti aircraft fire.
More reports are awaited.