MQ-1 Predator Drone Shot Down by Syrian Army

Alleged footage of a U.S. MQ-1 Predator Drone being shot down by the Syrian Arab Army in Latakia. Charred wreckage emerges of U.S. drone shot down by Syrian military near Assad's stronghold in the first attack on American aircraft since start of airstrikes against ISIS. U.S. officials said military controllers lost contact with the MQ-1 Predator drone at around 9.40am GMT, 17 March over north-west Syria. Syrian state media claimed the country's air defence units shot down a U.S. surveillance aircraft in the same area. Read more at