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Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States’ borders on October 16-22, 2017


On October 16-22 NATO fighter aircraft conducting the Baltic Air Policing Mission were scrambled once to intercept military aircraft of the Russian Federation in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.


On October NATO fighters identified and escorted on Su-24 on its way from Kaliningrad to the mainland of the Russian Federation. It had a flight plan, its onboard transponder was off, the crew did not keep radio contact with the regional air traffic control centre.


Related image, credit: Filip Modrzejewski

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