Monday, April 29, 2013

Russian Television: Missiles Fired At Russian Passenger Plane Flying Over Syria

Reuters/Andrew Winning

Missiles Fired At Russian Plane With 200 Passengers Onboard Flying Over Syria – Reports -- RT

Two missiles were fired at a Russian passenger plane flying over Syrian territory with 200 people onboard, an informed source in Moscow told Interfax news agency. The source of the attack remains unknown.

“Syrian [officials] informed us that on Monday morning, unidentified forces launched two ground-to-air missiles which exploded in the air very close to a civilian aircraft belonging to a Russian airline,” the source told the Russian agency.

The pilots managed to maneuver the plane in time however, “saving the lives of passengers.”

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My Comment: There has been no independent confirmation of this report. We will update this story if more reports come in.

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