TASS: Russian jets force NATO’s F-18 away from Shoigu’s plane over Baltic Sea
NATO jets approached Russian aircraft to identify it, according to a NATO official
MOSCOW, August 13. /TASS/. NATO’s F-18 jet tried to approach the plane of Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu over the international waters of the Baltic Sea only to be forced away by Russia’s Sukhoi-27 fighters, a TASS correspondent reported from onboard the Russian defense minister’s plane.
Shoigu’s plane was on the way from Kaliningrad to Moscow with an escort of two Sukhoi-27s of the Baltic Fleet. NATO’s F-18 tried to approach it over the international waters of the Baltic Sea but Russian fighters forced the jet away.
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