Russian Fighter Comes Within 10 Feet of US Navy Plane

Russian Fighter Comes Within 10 Feet of US Navy PlaneA U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane had a close encounter with a Russian fighter that came within 10 feet of the aircraft as it flew in international airspace over the Black Sea. During the 19-minute encounter, the Russian fighter jet initially maintained a 30-foot distance from the American aircraft. “U.S. Navy aircraft and ships routinely interact with Russian units in the area and most interactions are safe and professional,” said Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman.

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