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Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States' borders July 1 – 7, 2019

2019.07.08
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On July 1 – 7 NATO fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states were scrambled three times to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

 

On July 1 NATO fighter aircraft intercepted four SU-24 aircraft flying from Kaliningrad to mainland Russia with their onboard transponders off, without the flight plans, without maintaining radio contact with the regional air traffic control centre.

 

On July 3 NATO air policing fighter aircraft intercepted one IL-76 flying from Kaliningrad to mainland Russia with its onboard transponder on, without the flight plan, maintaining radio communication with the regional air traffic control centre.

 

On July 5 NATO fighter aircraft intercepted one IL-20 flying from mainland Russia to Kaliningrad with its onboard d transponder off, without the flight plan, maintaining radio contact with the regional air traffic control centre.

 

Related photo, credit: Filip Modrzejewski

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