BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:20 P.M.) – The Turkish-backed militants attempted to shoot down a Russian aircraft that was targeting their positions in the eastern countryside of the Idlib Governorate on Thursday.

In a video taken on Thursday, the Turkish-backed militants can be seen trying to shoot down what looks like a Russian Su-24 jet over the skies of eastern Idlib.

Based on the video, the Turkish-backed militants were utilizing a MANPAD to shoot down the Russian aircraft.

This attempted downing by the Turkish-backed militants comes at the same time that they attempt to capture the town of Nayrab, which is located west of the strategic city of Saraqib.

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FairsFair
2020-02-20 15:58

That’s a big no-no which their Turkish overlords should have informed them. As the militants are Turkish-backed, that gives an excuse for the RuAF to tackle all and sundry all the enemies of the Syrian Government including the now invading Turkish troops.
Advice for Erdogan, “Quit while you’re still can save face some what…”

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David Price
2020-02-20 18:54

Silly boys you really have to Question there level of Brain function. There just asking for a beating and Russia will provide it

michael Houston
michael Houston
2020-02-20 17:05

like the dog that chases cars….until the day he actually catches one and is instantly killed…..

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RAFIK CHAUHAN
2020-02-20 18:09

if any Russian plane comes down. then Turkey better run away with thier jihadist. otherwise there will thousand of tanks and armured vehicle will burn tighter with all the post with dead turks . Erdogon will do biggest mistake .

anıl
anıl
2020-02-25 23:39
Reply to  RAFIK CHAUHAN

Rusya Natoyu karşısına almak istemez…fakında olun Türkiye henüz savaş uçaklarıyla ÖSO ya destek olmadı…Şubat bitimine kadar türkiye izin verdi…Türkiye’nin istediği olmazsa mart ayında büyük savaş başlıyor…

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-02-21 02:58

LOL, the Su-24 was flying too high for ManPADS, thanks to Russia licence-building the French Damocles targetting pod, there is no need to fly inside of ManPADS range 🙂

Soyuz
Soyuz
2020-02-21 03:39
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Russians don’t need any help from Islamic countries like France. They put a successful spaceprogram together – France did not, if they want to send someone up, they must use the Russian Soyuz even though they have the “best ground position for launch sites on Earth”. Regards to the french chauvinism.

garry martino
garry martino
2020-02-21 05:23

Iran is broke, Syria is broke, Lebanon is broke, Iraq is broke, and Russia is nearly broke. This is a slow bleed that no one feels, except the civilian population. War is expensive, lol. Good job everyone.