NATO air policing jets scrambled twice last week

The identified planes were Russian military transport aircraft AN-22 and AN-72 flying without pre-filed flight plans, but using their on-board transponders and maintaining radio communication with air traffic control centre, and an Il-20 electronic reconnaissance plane of the Russian Federation that flew without pre-filed flight plan, with its on-board transponder switched-off and responded to radio communications.

The identified aircraft were flying in international airspace along the routes between the mainland of the Russian Federation and Kaliningrad.

You may like

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.