Assad said to be hiring N. Korean pilots
Reports have claimed that the Syria n leader Bashar al- Assad has brought in 15 helicopter pilots from North Korea , in fear that his own pilots may default.
The reports come from the Al Durar news website, a source that works closely with the rebels. It claims that North Korea n 15 helicopter pilots were brought into the country out of the fear that regime pilots may default to Neighboring countries.
In the past, news also spread of Syria n fighter jet pilots Defaulting to Jordan with their planes, but these reports were never confirmed.
Syriahr.com H/T: Barry Rubin