JERUSALEM (Jul. 11)
Israeli officials reported that one Egyptian Soviet-made Sokhoy-7 jet bomber was shot down today and another driven off by Israeli anti-aircraft gunners near Kantara in occupied Sinai Peninsula territory. Last week, an Egyptian Soviet-made MIG was shot down in a similar engagement.
The incident took place when the two jet bombers came in low over Israeli positions and were engaged by the anti-aircraft units. The pilot of the downed jet bomber was seen to bail out.