(Muslim Press) - Russian Defense Ministry says the country ' s jet Su - 24 has crashed on the Turkish - Syrian border." Su - 24 of the Russian aviation group has crashed in the Syrian Arab Republic after alleged fire from the ground, " the Russian Defense Ministry said in an statement. According to the preliminary reports, the plane was shot down from the ground.Recommended:Russia strikes 50 ISIS targets in Syria over 3 days The Su-24 bomber jet was in Syrian airspace at the altitude 6,000 meters, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The pilots were reportedly able to parachute out of the jet before it crashed.