Russian Su-27 Intercept US Spy Plane Over the Baltic Sea (Video)

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The video was released after the Russian Defence Ministry said on Wednesday that a Su-27 fighter jet on air defence duty had been scrambled “to identify the origin of the target and intercept it”.

The Russian Defence Ministry has published a short video of a Su-27 fighter intercepting an American RC-135 spy plane over the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea near the Russian border.

The footage, which was captured from the Su-27’s cockpit, shows the super-manoeuvrable Russian warplane safely approaching from behind and chasing the US reconnaissance plane. The exact time of the interception was not revealed.

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