THE FATE OF WARPLANE PILOT: Now Known After Warplane was Shot Down

Screen Shot 2015-11-24 at 9.05.22 AMThe fight against ISIS seems to be a tell-tale of where Muslim nations stand on the issue. Clearly Turkey has chosen the wrong side.

As the two Russian pilots descended by parachute after the Su-24 jet was downed, both were shot dead by Turkmen forces, Reuters reports citing a deputy commander of a Turkmen brigade in Syria.

Both of the pilots were dead on retrieval. Our comrades opened fire into the air and they died in the air,” Alpaslan Celik, a deputy commander of a Syrian Turkmen brigade said.

He was speaking near the Syrian village of Yamadi, according to Reuters. Celik held what he said was a piece of a pilot’s parachute.

A graphic video posted earlier on social media purported to show a Russian pilot lying on the ground surrounded by a group of men praising Allah.

The men reportedly regretted they hadn’t burned him on the spot.

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