Ukrainian An-26 at low altitude circling over the Russian drilling rigs

Aircraft APU An-26 made two provocative sunset at extremely low altitude in the Russian drilling rig “Tavrida” and “Crimea-1” in the Black sea. This was stated at the headquarters of the black sea fleet.


According to the Russian defense Ministry, the incident occurred on the morning of February 1 in period 11:30 – 12:00 GMT.


The defense Ministry also noted that to prevent the crash and the collision with the mast of the tower researcher in the division of protection of the drilling platform filed 4 light signal from “the signal” gun.


“Anyone who has ever in his hands he held a flare gun or fireworks, it goes without saying that any threat to the plane was not and could not be”, – stressed in the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation.


Previously press Secretary Poroshenko Svyatoslav Tsigalko said that a Ukrainian transport plane was allegedly fired during a training flight over the Black sea.