Turkey detains Syrian plane, seizes some cargo

11.10.2012                      25.Tischrei. 5773

Türkei:

Turkey detains Syrian plane, seizes some cargo

Passenger plane en route from Russia to Damascus forced by Turkish jets to land in Ankara amid intel it carried weapons.

Turkey scrambled fighters and briefly detained a Syrian passenger plane on Wednesday, suspecting it of carrying military equipment from Moscow, while Turkey's military chief warned of a more forceful response if shelling continued to spill over the border….