The Turkish Army also destroyed dozens of shelters for the PKK rebels, several ammunition depots and vehicle with anti aircraft guns.
Turkey chose not to attack Syria because of the political risk attached to such a bombing campaign.
Media reports suggest the F-4 Phantom probably crashed due to human error after the pilots failed to perform an evasive manoeuvre.
A vessel owned by US ocean explorer Robert Ballard is best known for discovering the wreck of the Titanic.
Syria maintains that it shot down the Turkish warplane over its territorial waters after it intruded into its airspace.
Turkish President Abdullah Gul has vowed to do whatever is required following the incident in which a Turkish jet was shot down by Syria.
Relations between Turkey and Syria were already tense before the downing of the F4 plane.
It was the most clear and dramatic escalation in tensions between Turkey and Syria.
The trial demonstrates the ebbing power of an Army that once ranged above political leaders in Turkey.
Day in Pics: 25th December
Showbiz World - December 25, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade