November 24, 2015 -
which boarders several counties including
has shot down a Russian supersonic SU-24 fighter
jet near the Syrian border on Tuesday.
repots the jet flew into its airspace and that
had warned the pilots of its intrusion into
further claimed it repeatedly warn the pilots. Turkey's F-16 fighter pilots were
ordered to shoot down the Su-24 fighter jet.
After the plane was shot at, the two Russian
pilots were able to parachute from the jet.
However, a Turkish forces deputy commander in Syria reported
his men shot both pilots dead as they descended
to the ground.
However, a video release suggest one of the
pilots maybe alive and taken as prisoner.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called the
downing of the Russian plane a "stab in the back
that will have serious consequences for
Russia's relationship with