Israel Shoots Down Syrian Fighter Jet Penetrating Israeli Airspace

Two Patriot missiles fired at Russian-made Sukhoi plane, which entered two kilometers into Israel.. Israel shot down a Syrian fighter jet that penetrated Israeli airspace on Tuesday, the Israeli army said. It said that the Russian-made Sukhoi was under surveillance when it entered some two kilometers into Israeli airspace. Syria said that one its jets was targeted by Israel while conducting raids in southern Syria, in Syrian airspace. Israel’s air defenses fired two Patriot missiles at the plane. It was not immediately clear where the plane crashed, and no details…

Military Cargo Plane C-130 underwent ‘days’ of maintenance before crash in Georgia

A Lockheed C-130 Hercules was destroyed whent it impacted Augusta Road (Highway 21) and burst into flames shortly after takeoff from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, Georgia, USA. All nine occupants suffered fatal injuries. The aircraft was attached to the Puerto Rico Air National Guard and had been undergoing routine maintenance in Savannah before heading to the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) at Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona. The military is investigating why an aging cargo plane, perhaps making its final military flight, nosedived Wednesday into a Georgia…

No confirmed survivors after military cargo plane crashes near Savannah

Military plane crashes in Georgia The WC-130 that crashed in Georgia today was flying out to Arizona to be de-commissioned, Maj. Paul Dahlen of the Puerto Rican National Guard told CNN. The plane was to be de-commissioned and placed in a strategic reserve holding area. Arizona is home to the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, known as “the boneyard” Dahlen confirmed that nine personnel were aboard the aircraft when it crashed, including five crew and four passengers. A Lockheed C-130 Hercules crashed on Gulfstream Road in Port Wentworth, Georgia,…

Algerian Military Plane, Ilyushin IL-76, crashes, 257 dead, No Survivors.

An Il-76 transport plane, operated by the Algerian Air Force, crashed shortly after take-off from Boufarik AFB in northen Algeria. The aircraft came down in a field and burst into flames. Local media report that at least 247 occupants were killed in the accident. ‘No survivors’ as Algerian military plane crashes near capital.. An Algerian military plane crashed on Wednesday with around 105 people, mostly military personnel, on board. A military source told Al Arabiya News Channel that there were no survivors. The crash occurred in Boufarik, a town in Blida…