Daily New Share
Welcome
Login / Register

Body of Russian pilot is dragged through the dirt after helicopter is shot down by Syrian rebels – as mystery surrounds ID card found in wreckage showing blonde woman

 

  • Russian Mi-8 helicopter shot down by rebels in the Idlib region of Syria
  • Gruesome pictures show what is believed to be the body of a Russian pilot
  • Russia says aircraft was returning from delivering aid to war-torn Aleppo
  • All five on board killed when the aircraft crashed down, Kremlin reveals

A Russian military helicopter has been shot down by rebels in Syria killing all five people on board, it has been revealed.

The aircraft, carrying three crew and two officers, crashed down in the Idlib province in north western Syria on its way home to a Russian airbase.

Gruesome pictures have since emerged showing what is believed to be the body of a Russian pilot being dragged through the dirt and loaded on to a truck.

It comes as mystery surrounded the discovery in the wreckage of an ID card with a picture of a blonde woman.

The aircraft, carrying three crew and two officers, crashed down in the Idlib province in northwestern Syria

 

The aircraft, carrying three crew and two officers, crashed down in the Idlib province in northwestern Syria

Gruesome pictures show what is believed to be the body of a Russian pilot being dragged through the dirt after the aircraft was gunned down

 

Gruesome pictures show what is believed to be the body of a Russian pilot being dragged through the dirt after the aircraft was gunned down

Mystery surrounded the discovery in the wreckage of an ID card showing a picture of a blonde woman

 

Mystery surrounded the discovery in the wreckage of an ID card showing a picture of a blonde woman

Russia's Ministry of Defence said the helicopter was returning to the its main air base in the western province of Latakia following a delivery of humanitarian aid in war-torn Aleppo

 

Russia’s Ministry of Defence said the helicopter was returning to the its main air base in the western province of Latakia following a delivery of humanitarian aid in war-torn Aleppo

The image was found along with a haul of personal belongings of those inside, including Russian drivers’ licences, passports and insurance cards, as well as Orthodox Christian icons.

Russia’s Ministry of Defence said the helicopter was returning to the its main air base in the western province of Latakia following a delivery of humanitarian aid in war-torn Aleppo.

Two activist groups – the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Observatory and the Local Coordination Committees – say rebels shot down the Mi-8.

Post your comment

Advertisment


Loading...

Related Articles