Jan 21, 2016

Spanish Eurofighters intercept two Russian aircrafts in NATO Baltic Air Policing Mission

Eurofighter Typhoon's Spanish Air Force deployed in the NATO mission, based in the Lithuanian Siauliai on Tuesday made his first interception operation of Russian aircraft that were not identified and were flying in the airspace of responsibility.
Two military aircraft were intercepted, identified and monitored to avoid from penetrating the airspace of the Baltic countries. The first was an IL-20 belonging to the Russian Air Force flying within the area of responsibility for Kaliningrad, while the second was a TU-134 "Crusty".
After completing 1 hour and 44 minutes flight, fighters returned to their base in Lithuania.
Esteban Villarejo abcblogs

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