Shoot Down (Apr 03,2021) Two UK Typhoon jets Intercepts Two Russian Tu 142 planes over North seas
Two UK Typhoon jets Intercepts Two Russian Tu-142 planes over North seas
Two Norwegian F-16 fighter jets and two British Typhoon fighter jets escorted two Russian Tu-142 planes over the Norwegian and North seas, the press service of the Russian Northern Fleet said on Monday.
According to the press service, the crews of the Northern Fleet’s two Tu-142 anti-submarine aircraft performed a planned flight over the North Sea and the North-East Atlantic Ocean.
"The flight of the Tu-142 planes was performed over neutral waters of the Barents, Norwegian and North seas. At the initial stage of the flight over the Barents Sea, they were escorted by Su-33 fighter jets. The flight duration was around 11 hours," the press service said.