Eight Russian fighter jets block three US B-52 bombers in Black Sea airspace, Russian Defense Ministry says
Three US Air Force B-52 bombers approached the Russian border over the Black Sea and eight Russian Su-27 and Su-30 fighter jets took off to intercept them, the National Defense Control Center said tonight.
“On September 4, 2020, three US Air Force B-52 strategic bombers approached the Russian border and were spotted by the Southern Military Area Airspace Control Center,” the statement said.
He added that four Su-27s and four Su-30s took off to stop them.
Source: ΑΠΕ ΜΠΕ