A Russian Su-30 fighter jet takes off on a combat mission with a Su-30 bomber in the foreground, at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria, on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. Since early morning, Russian combat jets have been taking off from this base in western Syria, heading for missions. (AP Photo/Vladimir Isachenkov)

Russia Says ‘US Warplanes Now Legitimate Targets’ After US Downs Syrian Jet

The comments came after a Syrian aircraft was brought down in the southern Raqqa countryside while it was engaging a fleeing ISIS convoy.