The Syrian air defense units intercepted and targeted a Predator reconnaissance drone of the U.S. over Lattakia province.
Based on the paper, the drone that violated Syria’s airspace was, MQ-1 Predator, an American remotely piloted aircraft built by General Atomics. The US army officials have also confirmed that they have lost connection with the drone
The U.S. drone reportedly took off from Turkey’s Incirlik airbase.
According to the source, it was downed by the Russian-made Pechora 2 Surface-to-Air Missile systems.