Turkey shoots down Russian jet near Syrian border

  • Nov 24, 2015- Turkish warplanes on Tuesday shot down a Russian SU-24 fighter jet near the Syrian border after it violated Turkish airspace, presidential sources said. The jet crashed into tents in Latakia’s Yamadi village near the Syrian border. Two pilots were seen landing with parachutes, witnesses said. One of the pilots have been captured by Turkish forces in the region, and the search for the second pilot continues. (Source: IANS)

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