1 of the groups of militants of the Syrian opposition announced the death of the pilot of the downed Russian su-24. This tells the Associated Press.
According to the version of Jahed Ahmad from "10-th brigade of the Coast", catapult Russian pilots wanted to land on the ground who were under the control of government forces. But the pilots have fallen under the fire of his division, 1 of the pilots died in the air, his body was on areas controlled by militants. 2 the fate of the pilot remains unknown.
Earlier Tuesday, 24 November, in social networks has arisen a record which considerably the body of the pilot lying on the ground and surrounded by armed men. Besides all this, CNN Turk spoke about the capture of one of the pilots of the Syrian Turkmens, the search for 2 continues.
On the same day the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation approved the reduction on the ground of Syria su-24 Russian air group, based at the airfield Hamim. According to reliable information of the military departments, the bomber the duration of the flight was exclusively in the airspace of Syria. "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 military.
In the Turkish General staff announced that the F-16 was shot down in the area Yayladagi province Hatay in the plane violated the airspace of the state. It was explained that the conflict occurred at 09:20 local time (10:20 GMT). The aircraft, as stated in the General staff, was made 10 warnings.
Front-line bomber su-24 are part of the Russian group (special purpose air brigade), deployed in Syria at the airport Hamim at the end of September 2015. From 30 September the group participates in the fighting against not allowed in the Russian Federation radical Islamist groups Islamic state and "dzhebhat EN-Nusra".
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