This is coolbert:
Nearly once more! Civilian airliner targeted by air defense forces. Disastrous consequences narrowly averted.
"Russia Says Syrian Air Defenses Nearly Hit Airliner Near Damascus"
Airbus A320 airliner with 172 passengers on board has made an emergency
landing in the Russian-controlled Khmeimim air base after Syrian air
defenses nearly hit it, Russian news agencies have quoted a Defense
Ministry spokesman as saying"
Think that most recent shoot-down of the Ukrainian airliner by the air defense forces of the Iranian Republic.
Skittish and trigger-happy Syrians mistaking a commercial aircraft for an intruder enemy warplane. Attempting to operate a commercial aircraft in a war-zone obviously a matter fraught with great danger.