For first time, ISIS downs and captures coalition pilot -- a Jordanian

December 24, 2014 1:13 PM

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For first time, ISIS downs and captures coalition pilot -- a Jordanian

Amman, Jordan (CNN) -- For the first time since an international coalition began striking ISIS, one of its pilots has been shot down and taken captive by the Islamist extremist group.

The captured F-16 pilot is Moaz al-Kasasbeh, a member of Jordan's military, according to his uncle, retired Jordanian Maj. Gen. Fahd al-Kasabeh.

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