The incident occurred in Idlib province
In North-West Syria on Friday, 14 February, shot down a military Mi-8 helicopter of the army of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. About it reports RBC-Ukraine with reference to Anadolu.
According to the Turkish Agency, a government helicopter was shot down in the countryside of Idlib near the settlement Captan El Chebula. The helicopter was heading from Aleppo, Syria to the front lines, while there was fighting. The pilot was killed.
In addition, after the message about the destruction of Mi-8 helicopter at the military airport of Hama was back fighter of the Assad regime. This is the second destroyed a helicopter of the government forces over the past few days.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that on February 11 in Syria’s Idlib province, opposition forces shot down a Mi-8 helicopter of the Assad regime. A military helicopter crashed South of the city of Idlib. In the accident the pilot was killed.
Also RBC-Ukraine wrote that since December 1, 2019 Syrian province of Idlib left about 1 million inhabitants. Syrians flee EN masse to Turkey because of the attack on the province by government forces, supported by the Russian Federation.
In addition, the foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas called on the Syrian President Assad and the Kremlin to stop attacks on civilians in Idlib province.