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Russian jet fighter buzzes two U.S. spy planes over Black Sea

Russian jet fighter buzzes two U.S. spy planes over Black Sea

A Russian Su27 jet fighter buzzed two U.S. reconnaissance planes on Thursday after they had approached the Russian border over the Black Sea, the Russian defence ministry said.

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  • Last Updated: July 30, 2020, 10:44 PM IST
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MOSCOW A Russian Su-27 jet fighter buzzed two U.S. reconnaissance planes on Thursday after they had approached the Russian border over the Black Sea, the Russian defence ministry said.

It said the Russian fighter approached the U.S. strategic reconnaissance aircraft RC-135 and P-8A Poseidon patrolling plane.

“The American reconnaissance planes were not allowed to breach the Russian Federation’s state border,” the ministry said in a statement.

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A similar incident took place on Monday over the Black Sea.

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  • First Published: July 30, 2020, 10:44 PM IST
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