Russian IL-20 aircraft with 14 aboard goes missing from radar

A Russian IL-20 military aircraft with 14 servicemen on board went missing from radar over the Mediterranean Sea on Monday.

According to the reports, “On Monday at about 11 p.m. (Moscow time), the communication with the crew of the Russian IL-20 aircraft was lost when it was over the Mediterranean Sea, some 35 kilometers from the Syrian coast, on its way back to Hmeymim airbase,”

Sources says that the plane disappeared during the Israeli attack.

“Missiles were fired from the sea at numerous locations in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, but were intercepted by air defences,” said by Syrian state media on Monday.

The search and rescue operation have been launched by the Hmeymim airbase.

Further details are awaited.