5th November 2012, a SyAAF Mi-17 carries the serial 2968 was shot down by Al-Farouq Battalions AA fire and crashed inside Tadmor AB.
The fate of the crew is unknown, although some unconfirmed reports stated that 11 units were killed in this incident.
This helicopter was seen flying over Damascus city during the Assad-supporting demonstration took place at the beginning of the Syrian unrest. Upon the fall of Tadmor AB down into the hands of ISIS, the latter published some photos for the airfield where the wreckage of this 2968 Mi-17 appeared at the west of the runway side by side to wreckage of another SyAAF Mi-17 which wasn't reported to be shot down by any party.
The video below which was published on 6th Nov. 2012, showed and for the first time the shot down helicopter.