On Tuesday, the Turkish Army confirmed that one Russian fighter jet penetrated the air space of Turkey near the Syrian border and Turkish fighter jets shot down one of the Russian jet fighter.
At the other hand Russian officials rejected claim of Turkey about violation of their air space and said that Russian fighter jet didn’t penetrate in the Turkish air space. The spokesman of the Turkish Army issued a statement that we warned 10 times in 5 minutes during the period when Russian fighter jet penetrated in the Turkish air space. He added that it was F16 model Osagta jet.
The Interfax news agency reported that Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu issued a statement that the fighter jet shot down and most of the evidences are pointing out that it was hit down by a ground fire. The Turkish Presidential sources informed that the Turkish fighter planes shot down ‘Sukhoi24’ Russian fighter jet plane. He added that this was happened due to the violation of Turkish airspace. The CNN news channel also informed that Russian helicopters are flying over the place in Syria where the plane shot down and searching for the pilots who jumped before plane crash. The Russian Defense Ministry stressed that our fighter jet plane didn’t violate the Turkish airspace and out fighter jet was flying over the Syrian airspace.