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    Russian Su-24 Jet Downed Over Syria (276)

    The pilots from the Russian Su-24 jet downed in Syrian managed to eject, the Russian Ministry of Defense said.

    "The fate of the pilots is being determined. According to initial information, the pilots were able to catapult," the ministry said.

    Meanwhile, the Turkish Dogan news agency has reported that Russian military helicopters were searching for the pilots from the jet downed near Syrian-Turkish border.

    Earlier it was reported that the Russian Su-24 Fencer bomber jet has crashed in Syria. It was most likely downed by a ground missile, according to the Russian Defense Ministry's statement.

    Russian Su-24 Jet Downed Over Syria (276)


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