The incident in the sky


In the sky over Sweden almost collided two aircraft

May 8. A passenger airliner belonging to the Swedish air carrier SAS almost collided in the sky with a Russian Il-20M aircraft, on board which there were military observers.

It is reported that the incident barely managed to prevent - the aircraft missed each 90 just meters from each other. The cause of the incident is called the failure of the navigation system of the Swedish aircraft - aircraft could be detected only by means of ground, and the information about this was immediately handed over to the commander of the passenger vessel.

On the part of the Russian Ministry of Defense Information of this nature does not comment.