Russia says U.S. spy plane swerved dangerously near Su-27 jet over Baltic: RIA

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Posted: Jun 20, 2017 1:03 PM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian defense ministry said on Tuesday a U.S. reconnaissance RC-135 plane had swerved dangerously in the proximity of a Russian Su-27 fighter jet over the Baltic Sea, RIA news agency reported.

It said the Su-27 had also intercepted another RC-135 plane in the area.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Gareth Jones)