The representative of the American command said that such incidents can result in “an accident” for the Russian pilots.
The United States recorded three cases of rapprochement between the Russian aircraft videoconferencing with the U.S. Navy destroyer stationed in the Black sea.
According to the representative of the European command of the armed forces of the United States Danny Hernandez, the first incident was involved in two tactical Sukhoi su-24, and the second one su-24, the third – largest anti-submarine aircraft Il-38. Hernandez noted that the crew of the American ship tried to get in touch with the Russian cars, but “got no answer”.
He added that the maneuvers were carried out at high speed and low altitude, and for this reason can be characterized as unsafe and unprofessional.
D one of the cases su-24 flew just within 200 meters from the side of the destroyer at a height of 90 meters above the sea surface. According to the Agency, the incident was recorded on 10 Feb.
In the Russian defense Ministry dangerous rapprochement of planes videoconferencing with the ship of the US Navy deny.
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