Russian plane struck down by Turkey prompts emergency NATO meeting

by | Nov 24, 2015 | International, News

Combination frame grabs shows a war plane crashing in flames in a mountainous area in northern Syria after it was shot down by Turkish fighter jets near the Turkish-Syrian border. Courtesy: Reuters

Combination frame grabs shows a war plane crashing in flames in a mountainous area in northern Syria after it was shot down by Turkish fighter jets near the Turkish-Syrian border. Courtesy: Reuters

By Alex Martino

The Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Jens Stoltenberg called Tuesday for calm between Russia and Turkey after a Russian fighter jet was shot down for violating Turkish air space.