Breaking news out the Middle East this morning where we’re seeing reports that Turkey has shot down a Russian Su-24 attack aircraft near the Syria-Turkey border:

According to the Turkish military, the jet allegedly violated Turkey’s airspace and was repeatedly warned before Turkey’s F-16s fired on the Russian jet.

Turkish media is reporting that the pilots ejected but have been captured by Syrian Turkmen rebels who are fighting against Assad. One of the pilots might have been killed, but details are still coming in:

More coverage:

So far, Russia is calling for “patience” as we await more details:

Editor’s note: Additional tweets were added to this post.

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