Turkey reports new incident of harassment of its jets by Syrian planes, missile systems

October 11, 2015 10:27 AM

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ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey's military says two Syrian jets and surface-to-air missile systems based in Syria have harassed three F-16 jets patrolling the Turkish-Syrian border.

A military statement on Sunday said the missile systems locked radar on the Turkish jets for two minutes while Syrian SU-22 and SU-24 jets placed the Turkish planes under lock for two minutes and 35 seconds. It said the incidents occurred on Saturday.

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