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Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States’ borders on September 10 - 16, 2018


On September 10- 16 NATO fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states were scrambled once to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.


On September 15 NATO fighter aircraft were scrambled to intercept one SU-35 of the Russian Federation flying from mainland Russia to Estonian border and back, without the flight plan, without using the onboard transponder, without keeping radio contact with the regional air traffic control centre.


Related photo, credit: Filip Modrzejewski

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