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RIA Novosti: American military aircraft fleeing from a Russian fighter

Fighters of the Russian Aerospace Forces forced an American military plane to flee.

The Russian news agency RIA Novosti reports that the fighters of the Russian Aerospace Forces raised from the airbase forced the American military plane to flee in neutral airspace after an organized provocation near the borders of the Russian Federation.

"The Russian fighter intercepted American reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea, so they had to retreat," RIA Novosti reports.

The circumstances of the incident were not disclosed by the Russian news agency, however, flights of this kind were often associated with the identification of aircraft, which may well mean that the American military aircraft ignored the warning of the Russian military or could even invade Russian airspace.

So far, no official comments have been made on this by the command of the Russian Aerospace Forces, however, over the past six months, the American military aviation has greatly intensified its flights near the Russian borders, including a little earlier it became known that this could be even special flights are involved, disguised as civilian airliners.