The Kremlin does not consider the interception of an American reconnaissance aircraft P-8A Poseidon in the sky over the Black sea to undue risk. This was stated press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports the correspondent of”.ru”.
“No, don’t think,” said he, answering the relevant question.
According to the defense Ministry, the incident occurred the afternoon of 9 may, over neutral waters of the Black sea. There were discovered approaching the Russian border aerial target, to intercept which the military sent fighter su-30. He performed a maneuver of welcome, after which the American P-8A Poseidon changed the route in the opposite direction. Su-30 returned safely to the airfield.
NBC News reported that the fighter flew twenty feet from the American plane. The publication of the TV channel it was about the su-27. In a press-service of the US Navy said the commander of the P-8A found the actions of the Russian pilots are professional and safe.