Damascus: At least three dead as military plane crashes
A small aircraft used by the Syrian military crashed on Sunday near Damascus killing at least three people, witnesses said. Three people wearing military uniforms were pulled out of the wreckage among olive trees in the Muadamiet al-Sham district, 7 km west of Damascus, they told Reuters.
One witness saw a truck carrying the wreckage to the Mazzeh military airport. He said he saw no military markings on the plane.
Al-Arabiya said the reason behind the crash remains unknown.