Military conduct active search of the fallen helicopter.
A Russian helicopter was shot down in Eastern Syrian province of Latakia by members of the group Ahrar al-sham. It is reported by the Arabic newspaper Al Masdar.
According to the newspaper, the helicopter was shot down from a heavy machine gun from a region on the border with Turkey.
Information about pagibig and wounded yet. It is reported that the Russian military are actively searching for downed helicopter.
Confirmation of this information from other sources yet.
As reported Корреспонент.netRussia has already lost several helicopters during the campaign in Syria. In August 2016, in the province of Idlib was destroyed by the Mi-8 helicopter, on Board of which were five military. They all died.
Earlier in HOMS shot down a Syrian Mi-25, driven by a Russian crew. Then two persons were lost, among whom was the Colonel to Rafagat Khabibulin.
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