www.pribumi.win – The Russian fighter jet Monday (29/01) then flew very close to the U.S. Navy reconnaissance aircraft. in international airspace in the Black Sea region.
“A U.S. aircraft. EP Aries flying in international airspace over the Black Sea were intercepted by the Sukhoi Su-27 Russian plane, “according to the Pentagon in a written statement, quoted from AA.
“This interaction is certainly not safe because the very close Sukhoi Su-27 to just five feet [1.52 meters] and crossing directly through the EP-3 flight path, causing the EP-3 to fly through the Su-27 fighter jet.”
The Pentagon statement said that the Sukhoi Su-27 intercept action lasted for 2 hours 40 minutes.
The Pentagon added that Russia’s military has the right to operate in international airspace, but must be in international standards to ensure the safety and prevention of incidents.
The Russian defense ministry said in a statement Monday (29/01) to confirm the action, saying that the Russian fighter jet was on the air with a US fighter target and intercepted it.
“The air crew of the Su-27 reported the identification of the U.S. aircraft. and accompany it by not allowing it to violate Russian airspace, “the Russian Kemhan statement said.
Kemhan Russia added his fighter jet and then returned to the base after the U.S. fighter. changed the exit line of the Russian border region.
However, U.S. officials claimed that the Navy’s aircraft operated “in accordance with international law and did not provoke this Russian Military activity”.