Russian fighter met hard pressure American spy plane RC-135U
The American television station CNN came out with an emergency news release, in which presenters with alarmed persons reported that according to sources at the Pentagon, the Russian fighter flew at high speed very close to the reconnaissance aircraft of the US Air Force in international airspace over the Black Sea.
The incident occurred on May 30, but it became known about him only now. The Russian plane passed from the US at a distance of 10 feet (about three meters). The fighter flew near the scout for some time at the same altitude, then changed course, followed the American scout for a while, and then left the zone in which the aircraft was located. The aircraft of the USAF did not resort to attempts to evade,.
Earlier it was reported that the Su-24 aircraft of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation forced the US Navy destroyer Ross, which was in the Black Sea at the end of May, to withdraw into neutral waters in the eastern part, since the crew of the ship behaved provocatively. After leaving the Romanian port of Constanta, the American ship set off towards the territorial waters of Russia. The ship walked along the very edge of the territorial waters of the Russian Federation, its actions were provocative and aggressive.