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Russian radars spotted two American patrol aircraft off coast of occupied Crimea

The first plane took off from Suda Bay air base on Crete, the second - from the NATO base Sigonella in Italy
20:31, 29 September 2019
 
Russian radars recorded two US Navy aircraft off the coast of occupied Crimea over one day. The  PlaneRadar monitoring resource reports this on Twitter.
 
Lockheed EP-3E electronic reconnaissance aircraft taking off from Suda Bay air base, Crete, launched a reconnaissance flight along the Black Sea coast at 11:05 Moscow time, September 28.

Boeing P-8A Poseidon anti-submarine patrol aircraft flew from NATO Sigonella base in Italy towards the Black Sea on the same day and was spotted at 12:10 Moscow time.

In 2018 the Russian Federation intercepted a U.S. military aircraft, which patrolled the territory near the annexed Crimea.
 
 
Earlier the U.S. Air Force reported to have intercepted six Russian military planes to the west of Alaska. This is mentioned in the NORAD's (North American Aerospace Defense Command) official statement on the incident, as Voice of America quoted it.

'Two pairs of F-22s and an E-3 Airborne Early Warning and Control System from North American Aerospace Defense Command positively identified and intercepted a total of four Tupolev Tu-95 bombers and two Su-35 fighters entering the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) on May 20. Specifically, two of the Russian bombers were intercepted by two F-22s, and a second group of bombers with Su-35 fighters was intercepted later by two additional F-22s, while the E-3 provided overall surveillance. The Russian bombers and fighters remained in the international airspace and at no time did the aircraft enter United States or Canadian sovereign airspace', reads the message.

 
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