One of two pilots aboard a Russian war plane shot down by Turkey on Tuesday was killed by fire from the ground after he parachuted from the craft, the Russian military said, citing what it said was preliminary information.
"The plane fell in Syrian territory, four kilometres (2.5 miles) from the border. The crew ejected. According to preliminary information, one of the pilot died after being fired upon from the ground," military spokesman General Sergei Rudskoi said in televised remarks.
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