An anti-submarine aircraft Tu-142 of the Russian Navy performed an observation flight over the Black Sea. This was reported by the Russian Ministry of Defense on Wednesday, September 16.
On the route, he was accompanied by Su-30SM fighters of the Black Sea Fleet.
The flight duration was about five hours.
On September 12, two Russian Tu-142s made a long flight near the northern borders of the country. It lasted about 11 hours and passed over the neutral waters of the Barents, Norwegian and North Seas.
At certain stages of the flight route, Russian aircraft were accompanied by fighters from foreign countries.