Media: Warplane crashes in Syria on border with Turkey

Update: Moscow has now confirmed the warplane was Russian.

See the following link: Russia confirms its warplane shot down by Turkey. Pilots ejected (DEBKAfile)


The plane fell in the area of Kizildag mountains where Syrian Turkmens live and fighting is underway between the opposition forces and the Syrian government troops. The TV channel has transmitted a video in which the plane bursts into flames, goes into dive and crashes.

There have been no reports about the pilot’s fate. The plane has not been identified either.

According to the CNN Turk the fighter that crashed had violated Turkey’s airspace and was downed by the Turkish Air Force.

Full article: Media: Warplane crashes in Syria on border with Turkey (ITAR-TASS)

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