Russian fighter planes intercepted us and British reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea for three consecutive days

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 Russian fighter planes intercepted us and British reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea for three consecutive days


On September 17, 2020, Russian airspace monitoring equipment found two targets approaching the Russian border over the neutral waters of the Black Sea, the Russian Ministry of Defense said in the news. The Su-27 fighter plane of the air defense unit of the southern military region of Russia, which is on combat readiness duty, took off for verification and interception. After verification, the identified targets were the British air force RC-135 strategic reconnaissance aircraft and the US Navy p-8a Poseidon anti submarine patrol aircraft, and the Su-27 fighter plane immediately flew with them.

Russian Su-27 fighter intercepts RC-135 reconnaissance plane

After the foreign military plane flew away from the Russian border, the Russian fighter plane returned to the resident airport, the message said The Russian Defense Ministry said the Su-27 fighter plane strictly abided by the rules of international airspace use during the whole flight. There was no violation of Russian airspace by foreign military aircraft.

It is reported that Russian warplanes have intercepted NATO reconnaissance planes over the Black Sea for three consecutive days. According to the news released by the Russian Defense Management Center on September 16, the Russian Su-27 fighter plane intercepted the British RC-135 reconnaissance plane over the Black Sea. On September 15, the Russian Defense Management Center also released a news report that on that day, the United States and Britain sent a reconnaissance plane over the Black Sea and approached the Russian border, and the Russian soviet-27 fighter plane took off for alert. The Russian Ministry of Defense said in the news: the Russian pilots pilot approached the target to a safe distance, and identified the targets as the RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft of the US Air Force and the British air force respectively.

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