Russia Intercepts Fourth Foreign Plane In One Day Close To Its Borders - Military
Muhammad Irfan 1 month ago Tue 11th May 2021 | 05:30 PM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 11th May, 2021) Russia's MiG-31 fighter intercepted on Tuesday an Orion patrol aircraft of the Norwegian air force over the Barents Sea, which was moving towards the Russian border, the Northern Fleet said.
"To identify the air target and prevent illegal crossing of the state border, a MiG-31 fighter was scrambled ... The crew of the Russian fighter identified the air target as a P-3C Orion base patrol aircraft of the Norwegian air force and escorted it over the waters of the Barents Sea," the Northern Fleet told reporters.