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Russia scrambles jet fighter to intercept U.S. bomber over Baltic Sea
June 6, 2017 / 10:25 AM / 6 months ago

Russia scrambles jet fighter to intercept U.S. bomber over Baltic Sea

MOSCOW, June 6 (Reuters) - A Russian Su-27 jet fighter intercepted a U.S. B-52 strategic bomber on Russia’s border over the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, Russian news agencies quoted Russia’s Defence Ministry as saying.

The bomber was flying along the Russian border but over neutral waters, RIA cited the ministry as saying.

Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov

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