Russian SU-24 fighter has been shoot down near the Syrian-Turkish border
A Russian SU-24 fighter has been shoot down near the Syrian-Turkish border and crashed on the Syrian side, media reported, adding the jet was shot down by Turkish F16 jets. Two pilots are reported to have ejected.
Habertürk TV reporter on the scene filmed a videoclip:
Habertürk reporters said that the pilots of the crashed jet managed to eject, adding that the plane violated Turkish airspace.
The plane crashed near a place wich is an hotspot between ‘moderate’ terrorist gangs and the Syrian Arab Army.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu had a meeting with Turkish military officials to consult with NATO and the UN on the latest developments on the Syrian border.
Moscow said it could prove the jet had not left Syrian air space
Russia’s defence ministry confirmed that one Russian fighter jet…
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