The Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation approved the information that in Syria on the border with Turkey crashed Russian fighter su-24. A prerequisite of the disaster, according to our information, was shot at from the ground.
"Now (November 24. - Approx. ed.) on the ground of Syria, about the shelling from land, crashed aircraft of the Russian air group in the Syrian Arab Republic su-24", - quotes "Interfax" news of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation. The circumstances of the incident are established.
"The aircraft was located at a height of 6 thousand meters. The fate of the pilots is set. According to our information, the pilots managed to eject", - said the Russian defense Ministry. With all this evidence that the aircraft allegedly violated the border regime of the Ministry of defence confirmed.
"The duration of the flight the aircraft was located just over the Syrian territory", - stressed in the Department. "This marked an impartial means of control", - told in the Ministry.
Note, the Network already had seen the video, which, according to Turkish media, captures the moment of the crash. The record shows that the tail part of the fighter in flames, he swiftly moves closer to the territory. Before the fall of the plane a couple of times managed to turn around its axis.
It is told that the pilots of su-24 managed to eject. Video of the moment - apparently the recording started after the opening of the canopy pilots. Now the experts are to start their evacuation. In addition, work will be performed to establish the circumstances of the incident.
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