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 Turkey shoots down military jet over Syrian border, Russian Defense Ministry confirms plane crash. PHOTO

Turkish warplanes have reportedly shot down a Russian military aircraft on the border with Syria. Russian Defense Ministry has confirmed its Su-24 plane has crashed in Syria.

Censor.NET reports citing BBC.

Russia's Interfax news agency cited the Russian Defense Ministry as saying that a Su-24 had crashed in northern Syria, and that its two pilots had ejected.

Turkish military officials said Turkish F-16s had shot down the plane after repeatedly warning its pilots that they were violating Turkish airspace.

Video footage showed the plane crashing into mountains in Latakia province.

крушение су-24

Read more: Russia's air strikes in Syria killed more than 400 civilians, - Independent

 
 
 
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