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Soviet-origin Sukhoi Su-27 intercepted Iranian plane over Syria: source


A military aircraft of the US Air Force intercepted a passenger plane of Iran's Mahan Air over the Syrian airspace, while traveling from Tehran to Beirut, Iran's IRIB reported.


However, a well-informed source said the intercepting jet was Soviet-origin Sukhoi Su-27 that carried dangerous weapons.