Turkey finds dead bodies of jet pilots shot down by Syria
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 4 / Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
Dead bodies of two pilots of a Turkish military aircraft shot down before by Syria were found at the bottom of the sea on Wednesday, TRT Haber TV channel reported with reference to the Turkish Armed Forces' statement.
A Turkish Air Force F-4 jet departing on Friday from the Erhac airbase in the Province of Malatya disappeared from radar screens half an hour after take-off in airspace over the Mediterranean Sea areas of Hatay province's south-east border with Syria.
As it turned out Syria shot down the F4 jet because it was flying over Syrian territorial waters. However, Turkish Foreign Minister said earlier that the F4 jet was shot down in international airspace and its wreckage fell into Syrian territorial waters.