• The US Air Force said Saturday that Russian fighter jets executed an ‘unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a US B-52 Stratofortress bomber over the Black Sea Friday.
  • The service said that two Russian Su-27 Flankers crossed within 100 feet of the nose of the aircraft more than once while in afterburner, causing turbulence and negatively affecting the bomber’s ability to maneuver.
  • In addition to a statement on the incident, the US military also released shocking video footage of the Russian fighters crossing directly in front of the bomber.
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A pair of Russian fighters conducted an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a US B-52 Stratofortress bomber over the Black Sea Friday, the US Air Force said in a statement Saturday.

The service said that two Russian Su-27 Flankers “flew in an unsafe and unprofessional manner while crossing within 100 feet of the nose of

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