Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Turkish warplane 'missing' near Syrian border

Turkey's government has held an emergency security meeting amid reports that one of its fighter jets was shot down by Syrian security forces.

The F-4 Phantom disappeared over the Mediterranean, south-west of Hatay province, not far from Syria's coast.

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he could not confirm the reports ''without definite information''.

  • 22 Jun 2012