Posts Tagged ‘Syria’
 

 
This is Syria's only operational Ilyushin Il-76 transport aircraft (YK-ATA), seen here at Paris-Le Bourget Airport in 2009. It may have been used to transport Mil Mi-25 attack helicopters to Syria from Russia through Iraqi airspace. (Photo by twin-otter64 via Flickr, CC-BY-NC-SA)

Did Syria Transport Russian Attack Helicopters Through Iraqi Airspace?

In late October, Syria asked Iraqi authorities to grant air access for a cargo plane transporting refurbed attack helicopters from Russia.
by Michael Grabell, ProPublica
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An Iran Air Boeing 747SP. (Photo by Tom Alfano)

Iraq Intercepts Iranian Plane Enroute to Syria

Iraqi authorities on Saturday ordered a Syria-bound cargo plane to land in Baghdad to make sure it was not carrying weapons.
by BNO News
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A Syrian Arab Airlines Airbus A320 (YK-AKD) takes off from Vienna in 2009. (Photo by Trainier via Wikipedia)

Syrian Planes Banned From Europe Airports

Passenger and cargo flights operated by Syrian airlines will no longer be allowed to land at airports in the European Union (EU) under new sanctions adopted Monday to further increase pressure on the regime of Syrian President ...
by BNO News
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A Syrian Arab Airlines Airbus A320 (YK-AKD) takes off from Vienna in 2009. (Photo by Trainier via Wikipedia)

Syrian Airliner in Midair Collision With Military Helicopter Over Damascus

A Syrian military helicopter crashed near Damascus on Thursday after it clipped the tail of a large passenger plane, which landed safely.
by BNO News
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Turkish Air Force General Dynamics F-16 jet.

Turkey Scrambles Fighter Jets in Response to Syrian Helicopter Flights

Turkey scrambled fighter jets three separate times on Saturday as Syrian helicopters approached the tense border area.
by BNO News
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