|Turkey Holds Syrian Airplane Passengers Hostage|
|by Tom McGregor||Wed, Oct 10, 2012, 09:21 PM|
TRT, Turkish state-run TV has disclosed that Turkey has forced a Syrian passenger plane to land at Ankara airport.Fox News reports that, “TRT says the Airbus A320 coming from Moscow was intercepted by F16 jets Wednesday as it entered Turkish airspace and escorted to the capital’s Esenboga Airport.”
The TV station alleged that the plane was suspected of carrying heavy weapons to Damascus.
According to Fox News, “a Turkish Foreign Ministry official confirmed that a Syrian plane was forced to land at Ankara airport, and that authorities were ‘inspecting the plane’ but would not provide further information.”
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