Russian fighter jet intercepts US spy plane over Black Sea: Interfax

Russian Air Force Beriev A-50 early warning aircraft and Sukhoi Su-27 jet fighter fly in Kaliningrad, Russia April 25, 2020. (File Photo: Reuters)

The Russian defense ministry said it had sent an Su-27 fighter plane on Friday to intercept a US surveillance plane over the Black Sea, prompting it to change course away from the Russian border, Russian news agencies reported.

Two similar incidents were reported earlier this week over the Black Sea.

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Last Update: Friday, 31 July 2020 KSA 19:39 - GMT 16:39