Dramatic moment Russian fighter jet dangerously intercepts US Navy plane – putting pilots and crew at risk

A US reconnaissance plane has been intercepted by a Russian jet fighter over the Black Sea, despite it being in a legal fly zone.
The US Navy said on Twitter that two close flybys put the aircraft and crew at risk.
The fighter jet pulls up over the aircraft’s right wing
The incident occurred today, with the Navy posting about the event around 5pm UK time.
Footage shows a Russian SU-27 jet fighter putting extremely close to the aircraft’s right hand side, and then burning its afterburners and peeling off.
The Navy tweet read: “#USNavy aircraft was operating in accordance with international law and did not provoke this Russian activity.”
The jet fighter’s engines appear to be burning strongly
The US Navy said on their website that the interception had lasted roughly 25 minutes.
A report of the incident read: “This interaction was determined to be unsafe due to the SU-27 conducting a high speed pass directly in front of the mission aircraft, putting at risk the pilots and crew.
“The intercepting SU-27 made an additional pass, closing with the EP-3 and applying its afterburner while conducting a banking turn away.
“The crew of the EP-3 reported turbulence following the first interaction, and vibrations from the second.”
The website post went on to say the Russian military was within its right to exercise within international airspace, but that the interaction was irresponsible.
The fighter jet then peels off and flies away
More to follow…
For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online.
Thesun.co.uk is your go to destination for the best celebrity news, football news, real-life stories, jaw-dropping pictures and must-see video.
Download our fantastic, new and improved free App for the best ever Sun Online experience. For iPhone click here, for Android click here.
Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thesun and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSun.
 
 

Paris Train Metro Week Pass – Navigo Découverte
Monday October 01, 2018

Navigo Week Pass Overview Smart card for Paris train week/month pass valid on bus, Metro, RER, Ile-de-France (Transilien) trains (Not TGV). Also available as a Navigo Day Pass as of January 1, 2018. fee for card itself PLUS: Navigo Week pass price, valid only from Monday at 00:00 to Sunday 23:59:59 () for central Paris […]

VIDEO: Out of Kansas comes this diving, one-handed snag for a TD
Saturday November 03, 2018

The high school football playoffs are up and running in many spots in the country, and with them come plenty of “whatever it takes” type plays. We present to you the latest one, courtesy of Topeka (Kansas) High School senior running back Jacqez Barksdale during Friday night’s home playoff game vs. Topkea’s Washburn Rural High […]

The post VIDEO: Out of Kansas comes this diving, one-handed snag for a TD appeared first on 138bet Register.

The post Paris Train Metro Week Pass – Navigo Découverte appeared first on 138bet Register.

Link sopcast Acestream trận Rennes vs Reims (21h00 ngày 28/10)
Sunday October 28, 2018

 Chủ nhật (28/10): bóng đá Pháp Dự đoán: 1-1 Kết quả: ? 21h00 ngày 28/10: Rennes vs Reims Kết quả trận Rennes vs Reims: ? ( Xem kết quả bóng đá – livescore ở đây) + Link sopcast trận Rennes vs Reims: … (Bóng Đá 8 cập nhật link sopcast xem trận Rennes vs Reims trước 20h45′ ngày 28/10

The post Link sopcast Acestream trận Rennes vs Reims (21h00 ngày 28/10) appeared first on W88TOP.