Transcript for Russian Fighter Jet Shot Down by Turkey
A Russian military jets shot down not by crisis but by Turkey saying Russia was flying over their air space. A plume of smoke or Russian warplane shot out of the sky by Turkish fighter jets Turkey saying they issued ten warnings in about five minutes time. The two pilots ejecting at least one now believed dead Russian president Vladimir Putin calling the move a quote stab in the back now vowing. Serious consequences. And seeding the White House is also responding could this now lead to something else. ABC's chief global affairs course but it Martha Raddatz. The fire ball. A Russian SU 24 fighter jet streaking across the sky shot down by an air to air missile from a Turkish F sixteen. Crashing into the Syrian mountains the Russian pilot eject their parachutes deployed. They follow the earth that come under heavy gunfire from Syrian rebels. You can see one perish you tangled in the treats Russia says its warplane was conducting bombing runs targeting crisis terrorists in Syria. But Turkish officials say the jet crossed its border flying over this sliver of Turkish airspace. Less than two miles wide the Turks insist they warned the Russian pilots to turn back ten times in five minutes. Before launching a missile today Russia contends it's playing never violated Turkish airspace mushy relationship about it grim faced Vladimir Putin's calling Turkey's action a stab in the back. By the terrorists accomplices. All day Russian search and rescue helicopters scoured the Syrian countryside. One of them coming under fire a Russian Marines killed. And rebels releasing this video of the man they claim is a Russian servicemen. Russia tonight believes one of the fighter pilot is dead but the fate of the other still unknown. And look there is just back from the region tonight here we are in the middle of this effort to take out crisis mark and this was an alarming development that that Turkey would shoot a Russian jet right Adam Scott we really alarming David and you've got this complicated situation there anywhere you've got Russian warplanes up there you've got American and coalition. This is exactly what the US feared might happen and what they really want to happen is everybody. Concentrating on crisis and this is not only terrible event. It's really a distraction.
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