Turkey shoots down a Russian plane - level 2

Turkey shoots down a Russian plane - level 2

26-11-2015 07:00

A Turkish F-16 aircraft shot down a Russian warplane. The incident happened near the Syrian border.

Vladimir Putin said that the plane was not threatening Turkey and that it was doing its duty – fighting against the Islamic State.

A Turkish commander said that its military warned the warplane a few times before the military shot it down. The incident is now under investigation.

Difficult words: threaten (to put in danger), duty (something you must do), commander (a military officer).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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