Russian pilot safe

russia1A Russian pilot who went missing after his jet was shot down by Turkey while taking part in air strikes over Syria has been picked up by the Syrian army, Russia says. The pilot is “alive and well” at a Russian air base in Syria, it says. The plane’s second pilot and a marine involved in a rescue were killed. Turkey said the jet had strayed into its airspace but Russian President Vladimir Putin says the plane was flying over Syrian territory.Tensions have escalated between Russia and Turkey over the incident.

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