The actions of the pilot of the Russian fighter su-27 approached the American spy planes in the sky over the Baltic sea, are able to worsen relations between Moscow and Washington, said the official representative of the Ministry of defence of the USA mark Wright.
"Unprofessional air interception could hurt everyone involved in the accident crew. More importantly, the irresponsible actions of a single pilot have the ability to exacerbate tensions between the countries, " Wright said, reports news Agency.
By assumption envoy of the Pentagon, " this activity is in the air occurs in the context of the changing situation in the field of security in view of Russian aggression against Ukraine ". Remember, on the first day weekend authorized official of the U.S. Department of defense Eileen lane said a Russian su-27 Tuesday, April 7, as if too close in the air to American the spy plane RC-135. Network Washington Free Beacon Recalling employees of the Ministry of defense wrote That " Russian fighter jet flew at a distance of 20 feet (about six meters) to the American Board. According to the publication, American planes watched " for military activities in Western Russia and in Kaliningrad ". Head of the Federation Council on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev said That North America have to stop the hysteria on the issue of flights by Russian military aircraft in the Baltic region. In addition, the official representative of the Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov said That " in the process of flying an American spy no emergencies, was not." The General has noticed That " the flight of the RC-135U United States air force to Russian borders was carried out with switched off the transponder, which are so fond of over the last period of time, to Express our NATO colleagues "." What about the evaluation of the professionalism of our pilots, it is the competence only of the Russian command. Yes, and "normal" flights by American reconnaissance planes have the ability to perform exclusively at U.S. borders, " he summarized.