Russian Fighter Jet Collided With US Drone Over Black SeaThangaraja Palaniappan (Author) Published Date : Mar 15, 2023 10:47 IST
It has been reported that a Russian warplane collided with an unmanned drone of the United States over the Black Sea.
The US MQ-9 Reaper drone and the Russian Su-27 fighter jet collided over the Black Sea, causing the drone to crash. In this regard, US Air Force officials said that the US Army's MQ-9 drone, which regularly monitors international flights, intercepted it, and the Russian warplane collided with the US drone.
Commander General James Hecker says, "Our MQ-9 aircraft was conducting routine operations in int'l airspace when it was intercepted & hit by a Russian aircraft, resulting in a crash & complete loss of the MQ-9."