Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepts US spy plane, Washington protests ‘unsafe interaction’
A Russian Su-27 warrior stream blocked a US observation plane over the Black Sea on Monday, provoking the US State Department to dissent the move as “a perilous collaboration.”
The experience, first detailed by Russia’s RIA news office, refered to the safeguard service as saying the US Navy air ship, an EP-3E Aries II plane, did not abuse Russian air space.
In an announcement, the State Department said the Russian fly “occupied with a dangerous cooperation with a US EP-3 in worldwide airspace, shutting to inside 5 feet (1.5 meters) and intersection specifically before the EP-3’s flight way.”
“This is however the most recent case of Russian military exercises neglecting universal standards and assentions,” the announcement stated, approaching Russia “to stop these hazardous activities.”
“After the reconnaissance plane of the US Navy had changed its course to move far from the fringe, the Su-27 came back to its base,” RIA cited the Russian resistance service as saying.