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Hezbollah/Iranian drone shot down by the Israeli Air Force

Unmanned, Hezbollah aircraft infiltrates Israeli airspace Saturday morning; IAF fighter jets intercept aircraft shortly thereafter; IDF: Aircraft departed from Lebanon and did not carry explosives

The aircraft was shot down by four F-16I jets in an open area in the northern Negev region, and its remains were scattered in an open area in the south Mount Hebron region. Army forces were alerted to the scene in order to collect the remains of drone, the IDF Spokesperson's Unit said.

According to an initial investigation, the drone penetrated Israeli airspace at around 10 am after flying over the Mediterranean Sea, near Gaza. The Air Force detected the drone as it approached Gaza's coastline, and F-16I fighter jets were scrambled from the Ramon army base in the Negev to shoot it down.

The IDF has found that the launch origin of the drone was Lebanon. The aircraft's country of ori

Added: Oct-6-2012 Occurred On: Oct-6-2012
By: Joe Schmoe
Other Middle East
Tags: UAV, drone, Israel, F-16, missile, shot down, spy, video, thermal,
Location: Israel (load item map)
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