British fighters intercept Russia jets in Estonia

Category : UK News
Updated On : June 19, 2019 02:03 AM
By Indian Times Daily

Britain's Royal Air Force said that two of its jets deployed in Estonia have been scrambled twice in recent days to intercept Russian aircraft. The RAF said the incidents brought the number of intercepts of Russian planes to eight since taking over the Baltic Air Policing mission in May.

There was no comment from Russia on the claim, but the defense ministry said it scrambled Su-27 fighter jets to intercept US. B-52 bombers that were approaching the Russian border from the Baltic and Black Seas.

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