Accident Ilyushin Il-20M RF-93610, Monday 17 September 2018
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Date:Monday 17 September 2018
Time:22:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ilyushin Il-20M
Owner/operator:Russian Air Force
Registration: RF-93610
MSN: 173011504
Fatalities:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:35 km W off Latakia-Khmeimim Air Base (LTK) -   Syria
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Latakia-Khmeimim Air Base (LTK/OSLK)
Destination airport:Latakia-Khmeimim Air Base (LTK/OSLK)
Narrative:
An Ilyushin Il-20M reconnaissance aircraft of the Russian Air Force crashed into the sea off Latakia-Khmeimim Air Base, Syria, after being hit by a missile.
The aircraft had departed Khmeimim Air Base at 20:31. At 22:07, while turning towards the air base over the Mediterranean Sea, it was shot down by Syrian ground forces using an S-200 surface-to-air missile system.
According to Russian official, about the same time four Israeli F-16 jets were in the same area, targeting Latakia.

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photo (c) Papas Dos; Kubinka AFB; 21 September 2015; (CC:by)

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