Russian Fighter Made 'High Speed Pass' In Front Of U.S. Spy Plane

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t42uYTM0E6M A Russian fighter jet made two close passes as it intercepted a U.S. EP-3 Aries reconnaissance plane, the U.S. Navy says, releasing video of what it called an unsafe and irresponsible encounter. Russia's military says the Su-27 "escorted" the spy plane away over neutral waters in the Black Sea. But the U.S. says the fighter crossed directly in front of the spy plane. Russia's Defense Ministry says the fighter jet approached "at a safe distance" to identify the turboprop plane. But the U.S. Navy posted a video taken from the American signals-intercept craft showing the Su-27 roaring alongside, "applying its afterburner while conducting a banking turn away." It was the second of two passes in an encounter...

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Russian Fighter Made 'High Speed Pass' In Front Of U.S. Spy Plane

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