U.S. Air Force drone performs recon flight over Donbas
10:46, 10 March 2018

U.S. Air Force drone performs recon flight over Donbas

The UAV flew along the disengagement line in Donetsk and Luhansk region, never crossing it

10:46, 10 March 2018

RQ4A, the U.S. Air Force drone

RQ-4B Global Hawk, the UAV of the U.S. Air Force conducted another reconnaissance flight over the division line in Donbas - the day after another drone hovered over the disputed Ukrainian territories in Donbas and Crimea.

Interfax-Ukraine reported that referring to the Western aviation sources. 

The drone took off Sigonella airbase on Sicily and entered the airspace of Ukraine, having crossed the Romanian-Ukrainian state border. It flew over central Ukraine and then along the division line in Donbas, but never crossed it.

The UAV flew at the altitiude of 16 kilometers.

Since the beginning of this month, Global Hawk conducted at least five flights over the disputed Ukrainian terriroties.

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