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USA’s Wall Street Journal: Turkish Jet downed in Syria’s air zone

An authorized intelligence officer confirmed that Turkish Jet violated and downed in the Syrian territory.
According Wall Street Journal the aircraft was shot by a machine gun from a very close area while it was flying at an altitude of 200m.The aim of the flight was gathering intelligence and the jet was itself an intelligence aircraft.

Wall Street Journal also states that the fact that the pilots may have died is the strongest possibility.

According to WSJ’s news Turkish Prime Ministers denial of air zone violation was mainly because of Turkish nation’s severe criticism about what the mission was and why the territory was violated.

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