Soldier on flight
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Exclusive access on an Iraq coalition mission near Mosul

The BBC has been given exclusive access to the Iraqi and coalition forces' air missions against Islamic State in Northern Iraq.

Air missions like this one are part of an expected big-scale operation to retake Mosul.

Forces aim to target positions held by the so-called Islamic State - and deemed this flight a success.

Correspondent Nafiseh Kohnavard and a BBC team went along for a closer look.

  • 19 May 2015
Go to next video: Ramadi 'shocked and fearful' under IS