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A Russian fighter jet intercepted an American aircraft over the Black sea

Russian su-27 intercepted the approaching to the border of Russia an American reconnaissance aircraft in the Black sea, the defense Ministry reported.

The crew approached the aircraft objects and identified them as a strategic reconnaissance aircraft RC-135 of the U.S. air force and the plane of base patrol aircraft P-8A "Poseidon".

"Violations of the state border of the Russian American reconnaissance aircraft are not allowed", - reported in the military.

Last week su-27 intercepted an American reconnaissance plane over the Black sea, he eventually turned away from the Russian border. The entire flight of the su-27 was "strictly in accordance with international rules."

Before that, in the North-West of the Black sea began the Ukrainian-NATO military exercises Sea Breeze-2020. The Russian military reported that the Russian black sea fleet monitors the ships and NATO aircraft involved in these exercises.