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Why oh why Turkey would you do this?
Putin is level headed, thank god ... so nothing will happen.
originally posted by: purplemer
a reply to: Ectospasm
Was it Turkey that actually did it or some kind of terror sits or freedom fighters..
Russia is having Turkey this christmas
The SU-24 was only in Turkish air space for maybe 5 seconds if at all so it was clearly intentional by Turkey. It takes more than that to track and get a fix on the plane. They knew it was a harmless SU-24 and was not a threat to them.
n a letter to the U.N. Security Council, Turkey said it had shot down the jet while in Turkish air space. Along with a second plane, the aircraft had flown more than a mile into Turkey for 17 seconds, despite being warned 10 times in five minutes while approaching to change direction, the letter said.