Navy jet shoots down Syrian warplane that attacked US-backed rebels

Navy jet shoots down Syrian warplane that attacked US-backed rebels

A U.S. fighter jet shot down a Syrian government warplane after it attacked Washington-backed fighters near ISIS' de ...

A U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) in the Mediterranean Sea June 28, 2016.  (U.S. Navy/Reuters) A U.S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian government warplane after it attacked Washington-backed fighters near ISIS' de facto capital of Raqqa, the U.S.-led coalition said Sunday.  In a statement, the coalition headquarters in Iraq said that a F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian Su-22 that had dropped bombs near positions held by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The statement said coalition aircraft had "conducted a show of force" to turn back an attack by Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad's forces on the SDF in the town of Ja'Din, south of Tabqah. This undated photo shows an F/A-18E Super Hornet on board the USS George H.W. Bush in the Mediterranean Sea  (Twitter/U.S. Department of Defense)... Read more (2 min reading time!)

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Navy jet shoots down Syrian warplane that attacked US-backed rebels | #Syria #ISIS #SyrianArmy #Russia https://t.co/BbxTYV6KnQ
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'Murichah shoots Syrian war plane down IN #Syria but don't worry, it was "self-defense" https://t.co/t0ULjQ8UCl
Mike Church
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