VIDEO | The United States declassifies the images of the collision of its drone with a Russian fighter
The The Pentagon has published this Thursday declassified images of the incident between a Russian “Su-27” plane and an American drone over waters of the Black Sea, which ended up causing the drone ship to crash. This is a 40-second video edited by the US military that shows how a Russian fighter jet approaches the military drone dumping fuel and crashes into it. After the intercept, the damaged plane's propeller can be seen.
< p>As reported by the United States command in a statement, the images show the moment in which the Russian plane was carrying out an “interception of the Russian plane.” Unsafe and unprofessional flight of a US Air Force 'MQ-9' drone in international airspace over the Black Sea on March 14. In addition, the command also provides a storyboard of how the error occurred. This incident that has increased tension between Washington and Moscow, and that has as its background the Ukraine war .