From ArsTechnica:

A Sukhoi Su-24 of the Russian Air Force like this one was shot down near the Turkish-Syrian border today.

A Sukhoi Su-24 of the Russian Air Force like this one was shot down near the Turkish-Syrian border today.

The Su-24 was shot down by an F-16D flown by the Turkish Air Force.

Russia claims the aircraft never crossed the Turkish border, and, as illustrated in this chart they published, instead passed south of an area of the border that thrusts southward.

Turkey shot down a Russian drone in October.

Was a Russian Su-24 strike bomber over Turkish airspace earlier today when it was shot down by a Turkish F-16 fighter, as the Turkish government claimed? Or did it, as the Russians have claimed, fly in Syrian airspace and never cross the Turkish border? The Turkish and Russian governments have published conflicting evidence on the plane’s location as accusations fly between the two sides. But it’s entirely possible both sides are right—based on different data sources.

With precision satellite navigation and radar systems available to…

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