A Russian su-27 approached the reconnaissance aircraft of the U.S. air force Boeing RC-135 over the Baltic sea. According to the Pentagon, the incident occurred last Monday, the distance between the aircraft was less than two meters.
About it reports on Tuesday, June 20, the website of FOX News channel.
The American military claim that the actions of the Russian pilots were «provocative» and praised rapprochement as «unsafe».
The article said that the Russian fighter was equipped with weapons, the details of the incident until the press publicity
Earlier, Russian fighter jets have repeatedly intercepted the American planes in the area. In particular, on 6 June, the Russian su-27 is intercepted and escorted bomber US air force b-52 flying along the border of the Russian Federation over the Baltic sea, reminds news Agency TASS.
As reported, the Russian defense Ministry, after the removal of an American bomber from the state border of the Russian su-27 has returned to the home airfield.