Russia Attracts A Line Across Syria After U.S. Shoots Down Syrian Jet : The 2-Way : Npr

It’s believed to be the first time in nine years that “a U.S. combat aircraft has shot down a manned enemy aircraft in aerial combat,” The Aviationist reports.
“As a result of the attack, the Syrian aircraft was destroyed,” the Russian ministry said Monday, adding that the pilot ejected over an ISIS-controlled area and his status is unknown.
Russia Draws A Line Across Syria After U.S.
Shoots Down Syrian JetRussia says its missile systems in Syria will track everything in the air west of the Euphrates River as a potential target — including aircraft from the U.S.-led coalition — after the U.S. shot down a Syrian jet Sunday.
The announcement by Russia’s Ministry of Defense comes one day after a U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian Air Force Su-22.

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