According to the military, the plane was shot down during operation against militants of the terrorist group "Islamic state". Details of the incident to date, not so much. It is reported that the aircraft crashed, and the location of the pilot remains unknown.
RIA "Novosti" cites an additional quote from the statement of the Ministry of defense of Syria. The Ministry said that the incident once again confirms that the coalition "coordinates with the IG". "Their actions are trying to stop the Syrian army and its allies in the fight against terrorism, while our army and the allies are making great progress," — said the Syrian military.
Similar incidents where coalition strikes on the positions of Pro-government forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, in recent times. Thus, on 8 June as a result of the RAID were destroyed by tank and artillery of the Syrian army, which allegedly got too close and posed a threat to "allied and coalition forces".
In addition, on June 6, "the Democratic forces of Syria", which the Pentagon recently began to supply arms and ammunition, with the support of the international coalition stormed the city of raqqa. Simultaneously it became known that the international antiterrorist coalition led by the United States once again dealt a blow to Pro-government forces of Bashar al-Assad in southern Syria in Al-Tape.
"The coalition destroyed the additional forces that support the Syrian regime, which moved inside the established zone of conflict prevention in the South of Syria", — have declared then in the coalition.