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DECEMBER 2021

Syrian Pilot Killed In Attack Helicopter Crash In Damascus Countryside

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Syrian Pilot Killed In Attack Helicopter Crash In Damascus Countryside

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On October 23, a Mi-25 attack helicopter of the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) made a hard landing in the countryside of Damascus while returning from a mission around the ancient city of Palmyra in eastern Homs.

Syrian pro-government sources said that the Soviet-made helicopter experienced “mechanical program”, without elaborating.

The helicopter pilot, Major Muhammad Taher Nadim Abdullah, was killed in the incident. Several service members were also wounded.

The SyAAF operates some 25 Mi-25 attack helicopters of basic export version. A few years ago, Russia supplied Syria with a number of the more advanced Mi-24P variant which is armed with a side-mounted 30 mm GSh-30-2K twin-barrel autocannon and 9K114 Shturm anti-tank guided missiles.

Earlier this year, the air force began conducting armed patrols with Mi-25 and Mi-24P attack helicopters along the Homs-Deir Ezzor highway and around Palmyra in order to keep ISIS cells in the central region at bay.

Despite its limited resources and high-rate of operations, the SyAAF rarely losses equipment in non-combat related incidents.

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Unfortunate, rip. Your brothers and sisters will pick up the battle and clean out Syria of foreign garbage.

ATTILA

you mean One less terrorist he can rest in s***

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Your day will arrive too swinettila.

Florian Geyer

The courage of the Syrian Arab Airforce is enduring.

RIP too Major Muhammad Taher Nadim Abdullah.

proud Ukrop "SS"

Another flying junk air craft produced by drunk russian “engineers”. Syria should push away from Russia’s control because they refuse to fight against israel and all their equipment is failing 24/7.

Corrupt shithole of Ukropisstan

Never go full retard.
Its counterproductive…

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ukropian clowns lost their entire navy in the Kerch Strait incident. Their only export is whores and idiotic zionist comedians.

Trotfox

Ukraine is the poorest SHITHOLE country in Europe, I earn more in a few days than you would earn in 6 months,80% of prostitutes in Europe are Ukrainian.

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