One Russian pilot shot down by Turkey picked up by Syrian Army

One of the two Russian pilots, who ejected from the bomber shot down by Turkey on Tuesday, was picked up by the Syrian Army, the Russian ambassador to France has said. He added the pilot was wounded.

“One on board was wounded when he parachuted down and killed in a savage way on the ground by jihadists in the area. The other managed to escape. According to the latest information he has been picked up by the Syrian Army and should be going back to the Russian Air Force base,” Ambassador Aleksandr Orlov told Europe 1 radio.

Source: RT

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