Turkey shoots down Russian jet near Syrian border
Turkish warplanes on Tuesday shot down a Russian SU-24 fighter jet
Ankara: 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 LatakiaÂ’s Yamadi village near the Syrian border, state-run Hurriyet Daily News reported.
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, CNN Turk said.