May 19 2015
The Turkish military has announced that it shot down a Syrian helicopter that violated its border, reports the Wall Street Journal.
The Syrian aircraft breached a seven-mile stretch of the border in the Cilvegozu district of Turkey’s southeastern Hatay province for about five minutes on Saturday, according to Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz.
After the violation was detected, two F-16 fighters attacked the helicopter, which crashed inside Syria, according to the Turkish...
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