Watch | US releases footage of Russian Su-27 jet attacking reaper drone over Black Sea1 min read
UPDATED: Mar 16, 2023 16:21 IST
The US Army has launched the primary footage of a Russian Su-27 fighter jet colliding with a US MQ-9 drone over the Black Sea. On Tuesday, two Russian Su-27 jets carried out what the US navy described as a ‘reckless intercept of an American spy drone’ whereas flying in worldwide airspace. It stated the Russian fighter jets dumped gas on the MQ-9, probably attempting to blind or harm it, and flew in entrance of it in unsafe manoeuvres. After round 30 to 40 minutes, at 7.03 am (0603 GMT), one of many jets collided with the drone, inflicting it to crash, the US navy stated.