Adar Press

A Syrian warplane belonging to the Syrian regime crashed in the southern countryside of Idlib on Wednesday when it was targeted by armed factions, according to local sources.

 The director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdel Rahman, said the plane crashed into a terra'e-al-Sekik axis in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in the southern countryside of Idlib, after being targeted by factions in the area.

"A pilot was captured after the plane was shot down, according to information available so far," he said.

For its part, the Liberation Front of Syria (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) issued a statement via Telegram, saying it had shot down the plane.

Translation: Adar Press.