A Russian warplane that was downed in Syria was warned 10 times by Turkish officials that it was violating airspace regulations.
It happened around 9:20 a.m. EET (5:20 a.m. ET) at the Turkish-Syrian border, in what is known to be one of the world’s most unsettled regions.
According to Russian officials, the plane reached Turkish airspace without violating regulations and there are two pilots who managed to eject before impact.
The Russian Defense Ministry says the jet was in Syrian airspace at an altitude of 6,000 meters.
NATO is planning to hold an emergency meeting n Brussels today.
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