According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the suspicious drone was spotted in the immediate vicinity of the Khmeimim airbase, located in the Syrian province of Latakia. Fortunately, the Russian air defense system managed to shoot down the intruder with the help of Pantsir-S missile.

A senior Russian officer, Rear Admiral Vadim Kulit, informed that the drone was launched from the province of Idlib. None of the military was injured and there was no material damage. The base continues to operate as usual.