NATO fighter jets escorted Russian Aerospace Forces aircraft near the borders of Estonian airspace
Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon Great Britain And Germany climbed towards a group of VKS aircraft RFapproaching the boundaries of the airspace Estonia. The incident, which occurred on March 17, was reported on Saturday by the press service of the United Kingdom Air Force.
It is reported that two Eurofighter Typhoons escorted the “Tu-134 of the Russian armed forces”, following along with the An-12 transport and two Su-27 fighters.
“We were raised to intercept aircraft approaching Estonian airspace. We quickly identified Russian aircraft and monitored them as they flew close to the airspace borders. NATO“, – said the representative of the British Air Force Richard Lisk.
Germany and the UK are jointly on a mission to patrol the Estonian sky. On March 15, the fighters of the two countries were already taking off and escorting the Russian Il-78 and An-14 near the borders of Estonian airspace.