The Russian Su-27 fighter aircraft made a rapprochement with the Boeing P-8 Poseidon anti-submarine aircraft of the US Navy in the airspace over the Baltic Sea, the television channel reported. CNN with reference to two sources.
According to the television channel, during the approach, the distance between the planes was 20 feet (about six meters). At close range the aircraft were about nine minutes.
The source estimated this convergence as “unprofessional”, but noted that it was safe. He also stressed that crossing the routes of military equipment from different countries in neutral territories are routine events.
Previously, the media reported that US Marines want to use Russian helicopters for training.