British and German fighter jets intercepted a Russian spy plane and two fighter aircraft over the Baltic Sea, marking another tense encounter between Russia and the West. The German air force reported that Eurofighter planes were deployed by both countries to identify the Russian planes, which included two Sukhoi Su-27 fighters and one Ilyushin Il-20 plane.
Germany’s Luftwaffe announced on Wednesday: “Reconnaissance flights intercepted. German and British Eurofighters were alerted to identify three military aircraft.
“The two SU-27 Flankers and a IL-20 from Russia were flying again without transponder signals in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.”
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