November 24, 2015
Translated by Kristina Rus
The Pentagon could not confirm that the downed Russian bomber Su-24 was in the Turkish airspace. This was stated by the representative of the U.S. Department of Defense, Steve Warren, reports RIA Novosti.
“The incident occurred on the border, that’s all I can tell you. We are trying to gather and analyze all the data,” – said Warren.
Russian Su-24 was shot down in Syria. Information about the crash of a military plane was soon confirmed by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. At the same time the military said that the aircraft of the Russian space forces, flying at a height of six thousand meters, was shot down from the ground.
The Defense Ministry also added that the bomber has not left Syrian airspace during the flight. According to preliminary data both pilots of the Su-24 managed to eject from the plane.