Turkish F-16s chase away Syrian war plane

Two Turkish F-16 fighter jets were sent to the Syrian border to ward off a Syrian war plane.

Turkish F-16s chase away Syrian war plane

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey’s Chief of Staff said that a SU-24 plane belonging to Syria was chased away by Turkish f-16 fighter jets.

Turkish F-16 fighter jets was sent to the Turkish-Syrian border to ward off an approaching Syrian SU-24, which changed course just 5.2 miles away from the the border.

According to the Chief of Staff website, six F-16s were engaging in test flights over international airspace in the Aegean. Two F-16s were sent to patrol the Syrian border after reports of a Syrian SU-24 heading towards the area. However, with just 5.2 miles between itself and Turkish airspace, it turned back.  

Last Mod: 21 Kasım 2013, 11:57
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