Showing posts with label pilots. Show all posts
Showing posts with label pilots. Show all posts

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Russia Must Find Out Where Syrian Militants Got MANPADS That Downed Su-25

Downed Su-25
Russian lawmakers called for a thorough investigation on the origins of the man-portable missile launcher that was likely used by militants in Syria to shoot down a Russian fighter jet before killing the pilot in a firefight.

Pentagon: US Has Not Equipped "Allies" in Syria With Surface-to-Air Weapons

US Has Not Equipped "Allies" in Syria With Surface-to-Air Weapons
Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon told Sputnik on Saturday, hours after a Russian Su-25 attack aircraft was downed by militants in Syria, that the United States did not equip partner forces in Syria with surface-to-air weapons.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Russian Su-25 jet downed in Syria, pilot killed – Defense Ministry

A Russian Su-25 jet has crashed in Idlib province in north-western Syria, the Russian Defence Ministry confirmed, adding that it was probably shot down by MANPAD. The pilot ejected but was killed by militants on the ground.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Russia to US: Halt Spy Plane Flights Near Our Borders or Agree on Rules

EP-3 spy plane
The US should either stop flying military planes near Russian borders or agree on the rules for such flights, the Russian Defense Ministry recommended after the latest complaint about an intercept by a Russian fighter jet.

Monday, April 3, 2017

UK to Train Jordanian Pilots to Fight Daesh

May is heading for a three-day Middle Eastern tour later in the day. The prime minister will visit Jordan and Saudi Arabia to discuss boosting trade and security ties as the United Kingdom begins Brexit negotiations with Europe.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Syrian jet crashes near Turkish-Syrian border: Turkish PM

A Syrian military jet has crashed near the Turkish-Syrian border, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said late on March 4. According to PM, a MiG-23 plane crashed.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Terrorism not ruled out as search continues for Russian Tu-154 plane

Russian authorities investigating the crash of a military plane that killed 92 people have said there was no explosion on board but they had not ruled out a "terrorist act" as the cause.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Second black box from crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

 Russian rescuers trawling the Black Sea on Wednesday found the second black box from a Syria-bound military plane that crashed at the weekend with 92 people on board, authorities said.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Crashed Tu-154 Plane Flown by Experienced First Class Pilot - Russian MoD

The Russian Defense Ministry Tu-154 plane with 92 people on board crashed in the Black Sea on route to Syria shortly after refueling at an airport in the resort city of Adler. Most of the passengers were members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, who were traveling from Moscow to Hmeymim airbase in Syria to take part in New Year celebrations.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

"TerrorRebels" in East Aleppo Shoot Down Syrian Army Jet, Kill Crew: Reports

Armed "rebel" groups holding quarters in the Eastern part of Aleppo have shot down a Syrian Armed Forces aircraft killing the crew, according to the Lebanon-based Al-Mayadeen news channel.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Doomed plane ran out of fuel: pilot

The chartered flight carrying a Brazilian football team ran out of fuel before crashing into a Colombian hillside, a leaked audio recording has revealed.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Sunday, November 27, 2016

No Egyptian troops in Syrian territories: Foreign ministry

Egypt's foreign ministry denied Sunday recent media reports claiming that Egyptian troops were participating in operations with the Syrian army against terrorist/rebels in the war-torn country.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Egyptian Pilots Arrive in Syria: Cairo's military presence will go beyond its role in Hama airbase

Several Egyptian pilots have entered the Syrian army's airbase in Hama, the Lebanese media reported, adding that Cairo has decided not to indifferent and participate in the anti-terrorism operations in Syria.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Bonuses ethos: Lack of US fighter pilots amid ISIS wars in Syria, Iraq, Libya etc

The US Air Force is struggling to fill a shortage of 700 fighter pilots by the end of the year, even as the US battles in three air wars against ISIS in Iraq, Syria and Libya.

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