Turkish military denies infiltration attempt at Aleppo air base

Monday, December 31, 2012

Turkish military dismissed a news report that 4 Turkish fighter jet pilots were arrested while trying to infiltrate into Syria air base.

"The allegations are completely detached from reality," the General Staff said in a press release posted on its website.

The Arabic newspaper Al Watan has said the four Turkish pilots were arrested by the regime forces at the Koerc military airport while trying to sneak into the airfield alongside a group of rebel fighters.

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