Russian fighters intercept US Aircraft VIDEO / PHOTO

Two Russian Su-35 planes intercepted a US Navy patrol plane over the Mediterranean Sea, the US Sixth Fleet announced

Source: Tanjug
Ilustracija: EPA-EFE/ Michael Reynolds
Ilustracija: EPA-EFE/ Michael Reynolds

"For the 3rd time in two months, Russian pilots flew in an unsafe and unprofessional manner on May 26, while intercepting a US Navy P-8A Aircraft in the Eastern Mediterranean over international waters", it is said in a statement.

The interception was allegedly unsafe and unprofessional because Russian pilots came very close to each wing of the P-8A at the same time, thus "limiting the capable safe maneuver of the P-8A".

The incident lasted for about an hour, according to the US Sixth Fleet, TASS reports.

The Pentagon also reported on April 15 that the Russian Su-35 intercepted the American Poseidon P-8A over the Mediterranean. And then the US Navy stated that the interceptions were "unsafe".


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