The Turkish authorities confirmed that the MiG-21 of the Syrian air force actually fell in the South and not in the province of Idlib. Rescuers have reached the wreckage, but the body of the pilot in the course of search operations could not be found.
As reported by the local media, the wreckage of the fighter was discovered in the province of Hatay in the South of the country near the border with Syria. At the crash site of the MiG-21 quickly left the search and rescue team, according to “Russian conversation”.
Emergency services the wreckage of the fighter jet failed to detect the body of the pilot. At the moment, continuing his search in the area. Rescuers do not rule out the possibility that he could eject and survive.
The responsibility for the crash of a military aircraft was taken by fighters of “Ahrar al-sham” (banned in Russia as a terrorist organization – ed.) .
We will remind, earlier it was released footage of the crash of the Syrian air force. Presumably, the MiG-21 was shot down by Islamists over the province of Idlib from heavy artillery.