Sources from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the Aleppo Governorate have confirmed the identity of the captured Syrian pilot to Al-Masdar News.
The pilot was identified as Khaled Sa’id of Latakia City, Latakia – his family was notified of his capture.
In addition to this news, the Syrian Arab Army has confirmed the death of Lt. Mus’ab Hourani of Qadmous, Tartous.
Lt. Hourani was the co-pilot on the SU-22 aircraft that was shot down by the jihadist rebels of Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham on Tuesday morning.
No further information was provided.