by John Galt
November 24, 2015 21:15 ET
Breaking hard tonight via Reuters UK:
Tue Nov 24, 2015 8:51pm EST
The United States believes that the Russian jet shot down by Turkey on Tuesday was hit inside Syrian airspace after a brief incursion into Turkish airspace, a U.S. official told Reuters, speaking on condition of anonymity.
The official said that assessment was based on detection of the heat signature of the jet.
Just holy crap folks. This is a huge revelation and now exposes Turkey to retaliation from Russia in ways we can only imagine!
UPDATED 22:00 ET:
Here is the map of the estimated location of the illegal shoot down per the Russian TV Network RAIN and via the Russian Ministry of Defense per the Reuters story above: