The Pentagon has reported the interception of a KC-135 Russian aircraft over the Baltic sea


: David B. Gleason

A Russian fighter jet intercepted an American military transport aircraft KC-135 over the Baltic sea. This statement was made by Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis. His words RIA Novosti reported.

“It was a plane, KC-135, he has participated in exercise Baltops. Was the interception of a Russian plane. It was a normal and safe interception, which happens a lot,” said Davis.

Davis added that the incident has caused concern among the American authorities. On June 6 Russian su-27 fighter intercepted over the Baltic sea bomber b-52 U.S. air force, sent to Europe to participate in the exercises of the Alliance.