Turkey Says It Has Shot Down A Drone That Crossed Into Its Airspace

October 16, 2015 12:06 PM

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"The Turkish military says its planes picked up the aircraft as it crossed nearly two miles into Turkish airspace. It says the unpiloted drone received three warnings and then was shot down.

"Tensions along the border have been high since Russia began an aggressive air campaign in northern Syria. After two incidents involving Russian aircraft, Ankara warned that any violation would be dealt with decisively.

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