If it’s not Iran making dangerous close encounters with America it’s Russia. According to a new report, A Russian fighter jet carried out an intercept of US spy plane flying over the Black Sea, according to US Defense officials, cited by the Reuters news agency. A Russian fighter jet intercepted a US spy plane flying over the Black Sea, according to US Defense officials cited by the Reuters news agency.
The officials said that there were multiple interactions between two aircraft and called the intercept by the Russian jet “unsafe and unprofessional.” Official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the incident lasted about 19 minutes and the Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighter came within 10 feet of the U.S. Navy P-8 surveillance plane. READ MORE