The Government of Iceland: Russian bomber critically approached the passenger plane

Icelandic airline pilot reported a critical rapprochement with the Russian bombers.

In his official statement, the pilot of a passenger aircraft belonging to the Icelandic airline said that while performing a planned flight, he unexpectedly found a Russian Tu-22M bomber two kilometers below his altitude. According to the pilot, the Russian bomber flew with the transponders turned off, which, in fact, created a threat to the movement of passenger ships.

Officially this information to the Russian military at the moment did not comment, however, clarified that the plane was actually in the area of ​​airspace.


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