The US Armed Forces European Command has released footage of Tuesday’s collision between a US surveillance drone and a Russian fighter jet as they flew over the Black Sea.
The video shows critical moments in the encounter between the two aircraft in the air, which according to the Pentagon lasted between 30 and 40 minutes.
The video shows the camera of the MQ-9 Reaper drone pointed backwards towards the tail and the propeller mounted on the rear of the aircraft rotating. Then, the Russian Sukhoi SU-27 fighter is seen approaching and dropping fuel when intercepting the American drone.
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