Turkish warplanes shoot down Syrian helicopter: DPM

Syrian MI-17  shot downTurkish warplanes shot down a Syrian helicopter on Monday after it violated Turkish airspace, Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said.

A Syrian MI-17 helicopter was detected two kilometers (1.2 miles) inside Turkish airspace at 2:20pm (1120 GMT), Arinc told reporters.

“It was continuously warned by our air defense but as the violation continued, it fell on Syrian soil, having been hit by missiles from our planes,” he added.

Reuters

  • 5thDrawer

    Not exactly equal in value to a jet … but a bit of ‘payback’. 😉

  • 5thDrawer

    Not exactly equal in value to a jet … but a bit of ‘payback’. 😉

  • Maborlz Ez-Hari

    It was hit for violating Turkey airspace after several warnings? So how did it fall onto Syrian soil!!!!!
    Time to get your hand of it Erdogan.

    • zabada

      Since it is a moving object.yahooooo…

  • Maborlz Ez-Hari

    It was hit for violating Turkey airspace after several warnings? So how did it fall onto Syrian soil!!!!!
    Time to get your hand of it Erdogan.

    • zabada

      Since it is a moving object.yahooooo…