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US Fighter Jets Twice In 6 Minutes Dangerously Close To An Iranian Airliner Over Syria

US Fighter Jets Twice In 6 Minutes Dangerously Close To An Iranian Airliner Over Syria

American fighter jets that came close to an Iranian passenger plane on Thursday in the sky over Syria, within six minutes, twice flew to the airliner at a dangerous distance. It is also noted that the US air force fighters took off from the al-Azraq air base in Jordan.

On Thursday evening, two us fighter jets came close to a passenger plane of the Iranian airline Mahan Air in the sky over Syria. The airliner was heading to Lebanon and successfully landed at Beirut airport. As a result of forced maneuvers, three passengers and several crew members were injured.

According to the Pentagon, us aircraft carried out a mission in the framework of operation "Unwavering commitment" pursued in Syria group of countries led by the USA, in the area of al-TANF, where the American military base. According to the American version, the fighter was at a "safe distance of 1 thousand meters from the airliner" when he decided to make sure that it was a passenger plane. After that, a visual inspection of the airliner was conducted.

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