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on January 28, 2016 in Featured World News

Russian Fighter Conducts Dangerous Intercept of U.S. Recon Jet

Pentagon calls Black Sea aerial provocation ‘unsafe and unprofessional’ BY: Bill GertzFollow @BillGertz January 28, 2016 2:02 pm A Russian Su-27 jet fighter came within 20 feet of a U.S. RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea on Monday in Moscow’s latest military provocation involving dangerous aerial encounters. “On Jan. 25 an RC-135 aircraft flying a routine route in international airspace over the Black Sea was intercepted by a Russian Su-27 in an unsafe and unprofessional manner,” Navy Capt. Daniel Hernandez, chief spokesman for the U.S. European Command, told the Washington Free Beacon. “We are looking into the issue.”...

Pentagon calls Black Sea aerial provocation ‘unsafe and unprofessional’ BY: Bill GertzFollow @BillGertz January 28, 2016 2:02 pm A Russian Su-27 jet fighter came within 20 feet of a U.S. RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea on Monday...

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