Friday, February 19, 2021

France Says Russian Fighters Made An Unsafe Intercept Of French Air Force Aircraft Over The Black Sea


Two Russian Su-27 fighter jets on Wednesday conducted an “unsafe” intercept of a group of French Air Force aircraft operating over the Black Sea. 

Two French Air Force Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft and a KC-135FR aerial refueling tanker flying over international waters in the Black Sea when it was intercepted by two Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jets. 

Russian fighters were approaching an unsafe distance to French aircraft, which posed a threat to their crews. 

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