Syrian passenger plane forced to land at Turkey's Esenboga airport
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Turkish military jets force Syrian plane to land

Turkish fighter jets have forced a Syrian passenger plane to land at Ankara's airport for investigation, Turkish state media report.

The plane, which was travelling from Moscow, was intercepted on intelligence that it was carrying "non-civilian cargo", Turkey's foreign minister said.

James Reynolds reports from the Turkey-Syria border.

  • 10 Oct 2012