The militants shot down plane MiG-23 Libya government forces, which bombed the Islamists in Karinne, Northwest of Benghazi in Cyrenaica, reported on 13 February, the news Agency France Presse.
SITE Intelligence Group reported that the militants of the terrorist organization «Islamic state» has claimed responsibility for the destruction of this aircraft.
Military sources in Libya reported that the pilot managed to eject from the stricken aircraft.
Sunday, February 8, dropped another MiG-23 government forces, bombed positions of militants in the district of Derna in Libya. The Libyan authorities claimed that the plane crashed due to technical fault.