Fast plane goes down – level 1
A plane is shot down. It is a Syrian plane. Turkey shoots the plane. Turkey thinks that the plane is a threat.
There is a video on the Internet. It shows the situation after the crash.
The Turkish Prime Minister talks about the incident. The pilot of the plane survives. He left the plane before it crashed.
Difficult words: threat (something which is not safe for Turkey), crash (when something hits something), survive (live).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Was it a good decision to shoot down that plane?
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- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
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