ANKARA, Turkey, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- A Turkish fighter jet crashed after a training missions Monday, military officials said.
The F-16 was returning from the training sortie and attempting to land at a military base in Diyarbakir when it crashed, officials said.
The pilot ejected before the plane went down.
The cause of the crash wasn't immediately known. No injuries were reported.
Turkey has been part of military operations in northern Syria, where they have targeted Islamic State militants and Kurdish forces.
Diyarbakir is about 80 miles north of the Syrian border.