Russian SU-27 Jet Intercepts US Navy Spy Plane Over Black Sea

A Russian fighter jet intercepted a US spy plane flying over the Black Sea, according to US Defense officials cited by the Reuters news agency.

The officials said that there were multiple interactions between two aircraft and called the intercept by the Russian jet “unsafe and unprofessional.”

The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the incident lasted about 19 minutes and the Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighter came within 10 feet of the US Navy P-8 surveillance plane.

Full article: Russian SU-27 Jet Intercepts US Navy Spy Plane Over Black Sea (Sputnik News)

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