The US-backed Jaysh Usud al-Sharqiya (Lions of the East Army) militant group claimed on Monday that a Su-22 warplane of the Syrian Air Force crashed in the southern Syrian desert.
UPDATE [15:03 CET]: Further reports argued that the warplane turned to be a MiG-23BN. The pilot reportedly died. However, there has been no comments from the Syrian Defense Ministry so far.
The incident allegedly took place in the Dakwa area eastern Qalamoun located close to the area where US-backed militant groups and the Syrian Army are competing for control over the border with Jordan and Iraq.
Alleged photos from the crash site: