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Monday, February 12, 2018

Turkey accused of involvement in the death of the Russian pilot in Syria


After the death in Syria of Russian pilot Roman Filipov, the experts are talking about that part of the responsibility for this lies with the Turkish authorities. Ankara has guaranteed security in the area.

Photo: Ministry Of Defence.

Interviewed by “Kommersant”, the experts recalled that the area over which the attack was shot down, is in the area of responsibility of the Turkish authorities.

This su-25 was shot down to a low enough altitude to 4 thousand meters. It is not excluded that the development of flight missions, the military believed that the area is safe. Read our article about the last mission of the lost pilot.

Recall that the downed pilot Roman Filipov jumped out with a parachute and on land was surrounded by terrorists. Major first fired a pistol, and in a critical situation blew himself up with a grenade.

As previously reported, the officer want to submit the title of Hero of Russia. Earlier it was reported that Russia and Turkey were allegedly conducting negotiations with the terrorists about the return of the body of the military.

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