Three killed in Syrian military plane crash
Three crewmembers on board a Syrian military plane have been killed after the aircraft crashed near due to a technical snag.world Updated: Oct 08, 2007 08:08 IST
Three crewmembers on board a Syrian military plane were killed Sunday when the aircraft crashed near here due to a technical snag.
The plane was a Navajo small aircraft that belonged to a department linked to the Syrian military, SANA news agency quoting officials said. It was on a training flight.
The incident occurred at a sensitive time when the tension is high between Syria and its arch-rival Israel, which has carried out an air raid on Sep 6 deep into the Syrian territory.