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Russian Fighter Jet Shot Down By Syrian Rebels, Pilot Killed

A Russian Su-25 warplane was shot down above Idlib province by Syrian rebels, the first Russian fighter jet downed above Syria since 2015, and its pilot was reportedly killed. A Russian defense ministry official confirmed the plane was shot down, according to RBC. The plane is said to have been downed in a rebel-held area of north-western Syria near Maasaran in Idlib. Video posted on social media appeared to show the plane being hit, while other video showed burning wreckage with a red star on a wing.
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