Syrian passenger plane forced to land at Turkey's Esenboga airport
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Syrian passenger plane forced to land in Turkey

A Syrian passenger plane has been allowed to take off from the Turkish capital, where it was forced down by Turkish fighter jets.

Authorities suspected the plane, flying from Moscow to Damascus, was carrying equipment for the Syrian military.

Security officials in Ankara seized some of the cargo, but have not said what they found.

Daniela Ritorto reports.

  • 11 Oct 2012