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    Three of Eight Chips From Downed Su-24 Recorder Completely Destroyed

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    Russian Su-24 flight recorder had been placed in a tail of the jet and was damaged due to Turkish F-16 missile strike, according to the Russian Aerospace forces.

    Chips removed from Russian Su-24 bomber's black boxes are slightly damaged, they will need to be x-rayed in the laboratory, Deputy head of Aerospace Forces said at a briefing.

    Russian Su-24 flight recorder had been placed in a tail of the jet and was damaged due to Turkish F-16 missile strike, according to the Russian Aerospace forces.  

    The Russian Su-24 bomber was brought down over Syria on November 24 by an air-to-air missile fired from the Turkish F-16 fighter in response to an alleged violation of Turkish airspace. Both Russian and Syrian defense officials confirmed that the Su-24 never crossed into Turkish airspace.

    In response to the incident, Moscow introduced a set of measures against Ankara. The measures, which ban or restrict the activities of Turkish organizations in Russia and prohibit Russian employers to hire Turkish citizens, are due to take effect from January 1, 2016.

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