Turkey Shoots Down Russian Warplane [VIDEO]

Turkish F-16 fighter jets shot a Russian SU-24 warplane out of the sky Tuesday after it ignored warnings for violating the country’s airspace near the Syrian border. The plane reportedly crashed in the area known by Turks as “Turkmen Mountain” in northern Syria near the border. Turkey had not warned the coalition that it was about to take down a plane. “They just did it,” the official said. “We need to make sure this doesn’t become something worse,” according to private broadcaster Haberturk TV.