SU-27 Intercepts US Navy P-8A

January 28, 2019 (Google Translation) – Russian means of airspace control over the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea detected an air target approaching the State border of the Russian Federation.

A Su-27 fighter jet on duty scrambled to intercept the target.

The crew of the Russian fighter approached a safe distance to the air object and identified it as a P-8A Poseidon spy airplane of the US Air Force.

After it left the Russian air border of Russia, the Su-27 from the duty force on air defence returned to the airfield home.