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Narrative: The aircraft was to crush the rebels firing points, that fired airfield, but was struck by heavy machine gun fire during take-off, when he was at low altitude. Pilot ejected and was then shot dead by militants during the descent by parachute. Sources: http://lenta.ru/news/2012/08/30/jet/ http://en.ria.ru/world/20120830/175518112.html http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/08/30/235117.html http://skywar.ru/syrianrevolt.html
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