NATO jets last week scrambled from Lithuania 3 times over Russian warplanes
2017 m. gruodžio 27 d. 17:52
NATO fighter-jets serving in the Baltic air-policing mission were last week scrambled three times to intercept Russian warplanes flying in the international airspace, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.
Il-20 reconnaissance airplanes were intercepted above the Baltic Sea on Dec. 19, Dec. 20 and on Christmas eve, all of them flying with their onboard transponders switched off.
The NATO air-policing mission is conducted from Lithuania and Estonia.
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