“Celik will be interrogated on suspicion of Poznich’s death as a result of the shelling by militants of the Mi-8 helicopter that participated in the search operation at the site of the Su-24 crash,” a source in Izmir Prosecutor’s Office (Turkey) told the publication.
However, the lawyer Celika Murat Ustyundag did not confirm this information.
“I did not receive official information from the prosecutor’s office on this matter. But in any case, the Celik trial, which will start on Monday, will be considered only charges of illegal carrying and storing weaponsagainst my client, ”said the lawyer.
The agency recalls that the Russian Su-24 bomber was shot down in November 2015 of the year, the pilot Oleg Peshkov was shot from the ground after the ejection. Marine Alexander Poznich died during a rescue operation.