Syria, shot down Russian helicopter, five dead, rebels celebrate on bodies: spetsnaz in flight, authorized recovery missions
A Russian Mi-8 military helicopter was shot down while he was returning from a humanitarian mission to Aleppo. This was just informed the Russian Ministry of Defense. The three crew members and two officers of the Russian Center for Syrian Reconciliation, they were on board the aircraft when it was shot down by enemy fire. The helicopter was en route to the Khmeimim air base. The Ministry of defence points out "that the fate of the crew is clear".
Source: Defense Online