US Navy plane has unsafe encounter with Russian fighter over Black Sea

A U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane had an "unsafe interaction" with a Russian SU-30 fighter jet this Saturday that used its afterburners as it flew in front of the American plane over the Black Sea, according to a U.S. official.
0:23 | 11/28/17

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So the Pentagon is describing what it calls as an on safe encounter between a military plane into Russia fighter jet to an international airspace. Officials say the Russian jets came within fifty feet of the US navy surveillance plane over the Black Sea. Turning on its after burners and forcing the American pilot to fly through violent turbulence they say the incident lasted for quite a bit point four minutes.

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