NATO fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft near Estonian airspace

British and German fighter jets intercepted a Russian aircraft flying close to Estonian airspace Friday, according to a statement from the UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF).
It was the second such encounter this week, as NATO carries out joint air policing efforts in the region.
The two Typhoon jets intercepted “a Russian military Tu-134 passenger jet, known by the NATO name Crusty,…

This story appeared on, 2023-03-19.
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