TEL AVIV (Sputnik) – An Israeli Air Force jet came down in the country’s north, an army spokesperson told Sputnik on Saturday.
“I can confirm that a plane crashed in northern Israel. We have no information about casualties,” the spokesperson said. She did not comment on the cause of the crash.
An Israeli television channel reported that the crashed plane was an F-16 fighter jet. Earlier in the day, the Israeli army said its helicopter downed an Iranian drone and struck at Iranian targets in Syria, prompting fire from the Syrian air defense systems.