Russian fighter jet hits American drone over Black Sea, says US Military


The United States The army said that on Tuesday, a Russian fighter jet shot down a American drones over the Black Sea, causing US forces to lower it into international waters.

The US European Command said in a statement that two Russian Su-27 fighter jets conducted an “unsafe and unprofessional interception” of a US MKU-9 drone operating within international airspace over the Black Sea.

It said a Russian fighter jet “hit the MQ-9’s propeller, causing US forces to bring the MQ-9 down in international waters,” adding that several times before the collision, Su The -27s dropped fuel and flew in front of the MQ-9 in “a careless, environmentally unsound and unprofessional manner”.

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“This incident is unsafe and unprofessional as well as shows a lack of competence,” it added.

The incident comes amid rising Russia-US tensions over Moscow’s war in Ukraine.

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