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on October 2, 2015 in World News

Russian and Israeli Aircraft Narrowly Avoid Duel Over Syrian Coast

Russian and Israeli Aircraft Narrowly Avoid Duel Over Syrian Coast Russians demand explanation why Israeli aircraft off Syrian coast A French website claims six Russian Sukhoi SU-30 SM fighter jets and four Israeli F-16s narrowly avoided engaging in an air duel off the Syrian coast. The report has yet to be verified by other news organizations. The Russian aircraft, en route to Cyprus from the Syrian Hmimim airbase, entered the flight path of the Israeli jets. The Israelis avoided provoking the Russians and diverted at high speed toward Lebanon, according to the report. The encounter prompted the Israelis to protest…. View Article

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