Jordan: Syrian fighter jet makes emergency landing

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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian government official says a Syrian fighter jet has made an emergency landing at a northern Jordanian airbase.

The official says the Russian-made MiG-21 landed Thursday at the King Hussein Air Base in Mafraq, a north Jordanian town near the Syrian border.

He declined to provide other details. Two other officials gave similar accounts.

All three spoke on condition of anonymity, citing the sensitivity of the matter.