Turkey downs Russian warplane claiming airspace breach

November 24, 2015 2:53 PM

32 0

Turkey downs Russian warplane claiming airspace breach

The incident comes amid tense relations between Ankara, Moscow and the West over the conflict in Syria. Russia and a U.S.-led coalition are bombing targets in the war-ravaged country. Turkey, a member of NATO, summoned the Russian ambassador to Ankara to discuss the incident.

A still image from the HaberTurk TV Channel shows a burning trail as a plane comes down after being shot down near the Turkish-Syrian border, over north Syria, November, 24 2015. A Russian fighter jet was shot down over the Turkish-Syrian border, the Defence Ministry in Moscow said, according to Int...

Also read: Russian Campaign in Syria Exposes Moscow’s Defense Gaps

Read more

To category page

Loading...