MOSCOW, — A Russian transport helicopter was shot down in Syria on Monday but the fate of the five people onboard was not immediately known, Russia’s Defense Ministry said.

The Mi-8 helicopter was brought down in Idlib province while returning to the Russian air base on Syria’s coast after delivering humanitarian goods to the city of Aleppo, the ministry said in a statement.

The helicopter had three crew members and two officers deployed with the Russian center at the Hemeimeem air base on the Syrian coast.

Source: Name News Network

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MOSCOW, -- A Russian transport helicopter was shot down in Syria on Monday but the fate of the five people onboard was not immediately known, Russia's Defense Ministry said.The Mi-8 helicopter was brought down in Idlib province while returning to the Russian air base on Syria's coast after delivering...