Russia releases radar analysis of downed jet

Russia releases radar analysis of downed jet

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Russia releases radar analysis of downed jet

Russian Defense Ministry has released its own radar analysis of the Russian jet downed by Turkish warplanes near Syria on Nov. 24, following the Turkish Army’s analysis a day earlier. 

“Objective monitoring data confirmed that the Turkish warplane did not make any attempt to establish communication or visual contact with the Russian bomber. The missile hit the SU-24M aircraft over the territory of Syria. The bomber’s crash place is on the territory of Syria four kilometers away from the border. The SU-24M crew managed to eject. According to the preliminary data, [gun] fire from the ground killed one of the pilots,” the Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Lt.Gen. Sergei Rudskoy said in a speech.