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Russian Su-27 fighters intercept US reconnaissance plane over Black Sea

Russian Su-27 fighters were scrambled over the Black Sea to intercept a US reconnaissance plane, the

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 July 2020 10:07 AM GMT

MOSCOW: Russian Su-27 fighters were scrambled over the Black Sea to intercept a US reconnaissance plane, the Russian Defence Ministry had said.

"On July 1, 2020, on-duty air defence units of the Southern Military District timely detected a US Air Force reconnaissance plane over the Black Sea and sent Russian fighters to escort it," the ministry's Zvezda broadcasting service said on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

"At a considerable distance from the state border of Russia, the approaching aerial target was continuously followed by Russian radar controls," it said. (IANS)

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