November 29 According to a report by the Russian Satellite Network, the Russian Defense Management Center released information that on the 28th local time, the Russian army dispatched a Su-27 fighter to intercept an American reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea.
According to the report, on the same day, the Russian airspace monitoring system found an air target near the Russian border over the Black Sea.
In order to identify and intercept targets, a Su-27 fighter jet belonging to the Russian Southern Military Region took off urgently. The target was confirmed to be the United States Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft. Russian warplanes immediately accompanied the flight over the Black Sea.
It is reported that the military aircraft later turned around and left in the direction far from the Russian border. Russian warplanes returned smoothly. Russian aircraft strictly abide by international security regulations during the interception process. The Russian Defense Management Center stressed that “foreign military aircraft have not invaded Russian airspace”.