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Israel says F-16 pilot seriously wounded in crash

The military says the pilot was evacuated to a hospital for medical treatment.

The Israeli military says one of its pilots has been seriously wounded as a result of an emergency evacuation from his F-16 jet that came under Syrian fire.

The military says the pilot was evacuated to a hospital for medical treatment.

A second pilot was slightly injured in the incident.

The F-16 crashed in northern Israel after facing heavy anti-aircraft counter fire from Syria.

Israeli planes had just struck Iranian targets deep in Syria in response to an Iranian drone that infiltrated Israel.

The military says it has the drone in its possession.

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