Russian jet pilot ‘pulled grenade pin’ to avoid capture in Syria’s Idlib

Russian media have lauded a pilot killed in Syria as a hero, saying he detonated his grenade to avoid being captured by jihadists who had shot his plane out of the sky.

Roman Filipov’s reported last words were: “Here’s for the guys.”

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