Press service of the IDF reported that one of the pilots of the F-16i «Sufa» crashed near kibbutz Harduf in the Jezreel valley, seriously injured.
As previously reported, the IDF attacked Iranian targets in Syria after the night of Saturday, February 10, a helicopter of the IDF shot down an unmanned Iranian-made aircraft launched at Israel from Syrian territory.
In response, the Syrian air defenses opened fire on Israeli planes. One of them, the F-16i «Sufa» crashed near Harduf kibbutz in the Jezreel valley. Two pilots managed to eject, they survived and were taken to the hospital. What was the cause of the crash has not yet been reported.