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Spy plane astray: Russian aircraft violating Swedish territory

The Russian u-boats and fighter aircraft, it with sting the nose a little too far forward, and now it's happened again. Three Russian military aircraft were

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Spy plane astray: Russian aircraft violating Swedish territory

The Russian u-boats and fighter aircraft, it with sting the nose a little too far forward, and now it's happened again.

Three Russian military aircraft were detected, then the Saturday 19. January flew through Swedish airspace without permission.

It writes the Swedish defence Försvarsmakten, in a press release.

The Swedish defense considers the Russian aircraft detour in Swedish airspace as a violation of the tillträdesförordningen, there is a Swedish regulation on foreign statsfartøjers access to Swedish territory.

for The same reason, Försvarsmakten reported the incident to the Regeringskansliet, a central Swedish authority.

The three aircraft was observed to the south of Karlshamn in Blekinge.

It is a reconnaissance aircraft of the type Il-20. It was escorted by two Su-27 fighter aircraft, which was also developed by the Soviet union and taken into use in 1985.

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Rekognosceringsflyet Il-20 was also used by Russia in Syria in 2017. Photo: Marina Lystseva/AP.

Back in 2017, the u.s. military photographed a Su-27 over the Baltic sea. Photo: Master Sgt. Charles Larkin Sr/AP.

Community - 6. nov. 2018 - at. 05:45 Russia provokes: Flies close to us aircraft

According to the state-owned Russian news agency Russia Today a Russian fighter aircraft on Thursday detected a Swedish jet plane heading toward Russian airspace.

According to Russia Today was the plane out to rekognoscere on behalf of the Swedish military and had turned off its transponder, via the radar shares information about the aircraft's identity, course and flyhøjde.

the Meeting between the two aircraft was according to RT in the neutral airspace over the Baltic sea. The Russian defense ministry has shared a video, that allegedly shows how the Russian fighter goes on the wings and the shadows of the Swedish aircraft, until it changes course and disappears.

Försvarsmakten said to Swedish SVT, that they have violated Russian airspace.

- We have not violated any country. We are flying in international airspace, says Försvarsmaktens spokesperson Jesper Tengroth to SVT.

- We fly often with reconnaissance aircraft. This implies that to identify each other. Russian aircraft identifies us and we identify them, saith the Försvarsmakten.

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