COPENHAGEN — The Baltic area’s most important information company says NATO fighter jets had been scrambled six instances final week after Russian navy plane violated Lithuania’s airspace.
The Baltic Information Service says NATO jets recognized and escorted the Russian planes to worldwide airspace over the Baltic Sea.
The report says the Russian plane flying out and in of Russia’s mainland to the exclave of Kaliningrad included a reconnaissance airplane and a number of other fighter jets, amongst others.
BNS on Monday cited the Lithuanian Defence Ministry for saying that whereas among the planes had their transponders switched off and hadn’t introduced flight plans prematurely, some maintained communication with the regional air visitors management centre whereas others did not.
Lithuania, which borders Kaliningrad, has deep issues about Moscow’s navy would possibly within the space.