Clip shows Arma 3 gameplay, not downed Israeli helicopters

Posted on AllSides October 13th, 2023
From The Center

A clip of downed helicopters taken from a computer game is circulating with the false claim that it shows authentic footage of Israeli helicopters shot down by Hamas forces.

The clip circulated after Hamas launched a surprise attack on Israel from Gaza on Oct 7, with Israel responding with air strikes on the Palestinian enclave.

The video shows two helicopters flying in a countryside location before being hit with missiles and crashing to the ground.

One user shared the clip via X, formerly known as Twitter, with a caption that reads: “Two helicopters...

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https://www.reuters.com/fact-check/clip-shows-arma-3-gameplay-not-downed-israeli-helicopters-2023-10-12/

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