Turkish F-16 fighter jets have reportedly downed a Russian warplane near the Turkish-Syrian border.
The aircraft was shot down after it violated Turkish airspace near the Turkish-Syrian border by F16 Fighting Falcon, a Turkish military official said as reported in Express.co.uk.
Report says that warning was issued before the deployment of Turkish jets. Two pilots were able to eject and deployed their parachutes.
Video of shooting the warplane of Russia
The office of Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu said Davutoglu has spoken with the chief of military staff and the foreign minister about developments on the border.
Russian SU-24 downed by Turking F-16 fighter jet.