American: A Russian Su-27 fighter jet collided with a US military reconnaissance drone Reaper on Tuesday amid a standoff between Russia and the US over the Ukraine war. After the collision, the drone fell into the Black Sea.
American: A Russian Su-27 fighter jet collided with a US military reconnaissance drone Reaper on Tuesday amid a standoff between Russia and the US over the Ukraine war. After the collision, the drone fell into the Black Sea. It is being considered as the result of the negligence of the US Army. After this incident, the armies of both the countries have become alert.
“Our MQ-9 aircraft was on a routine flight over international waters,” US Air Force official General James Hecker said. Meanwhile, a Russian jet intentionally came in front of the American drone and after the collision it fell into the Black Sea. The unmanned drone was completely damaged, the official said. The Black Sea is actually the area that borders Russia and America. There has been tension in the region over Ukraine for a long time.
Pat Ryder, press secretary of the US Department of Defense Pentagon, said that two Russian Su-27 aircraft followed the US Air Force intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance unmanned MQ-9 drone in a reckless and unprofessional manner, which was in the international airspace over the Black Sea. was on the flight. He said Su-27 jets flew in front of the MQ-9 several times before the collision. This incident displays a lack of competence in addition to being unsafe and unprofessional.
On the other hand, Russia’s Defense Ministry has said that its fighter plane did not collide with the American drone, but the drone had already fallen into the Black Sea. Russia has claimed that the US military drone was hovering fast over the Russian border and that is why it crashed. His fighter plane did not use any weapon.
At the same time, it is being claimed in some reports that the Russian fighter jet forced the drone of the US Air Force to descend. The incident took place after a Russian jet and an American MQ-9 Reaper drone came face to face. It is being told that the Russian jet has damaged the propeller of the American drone. The incident took place when the American Reaper drone and two Russian fighter jets SU-27 were circling the international waters over the Black Sea.
Media reports quoted US officials as claiming that a Russian jet intentionally came in front of an American drone. After this, oil leakage started from the aircraft. During this a jet damaged the propeller of the drone. The propeller was mounted on the back of the drone. After this, the American forces decided to land the drone in the Black Sea.