Russian su-27 fighter is suspected of violating the airspace of Finland during the flight over the Gulf of Finland, reports RIA “Novosti” with reference to the television channel Yle. In the Russian defense Ministry denied this information.
According to the Finnish side, a possible violation has occurred to the South of Porvoo on Thursday in the afternoon. They suspect that the plane was in Finland for a minute and flew over this time 13 miles.
The defense Ministry then said that the su-27 of Russian air force have made a planned training flight over neutral waters. The plane “strictly followed a fixed route, from which they deviated, as evidenced by objective monitoring data”, the information of the defense Ministry TASS.
Later, the Twitter account of the defence of Finland had been a Russian su-27 in flight – allegedly this is a photo of the aircraft intercepted the 6th of October.
Ilmavoimat tunnisti ja kuvasi venäläisen SU-27 hävittäjän Suomenlahdella klo 16:43. Epäiltyä ilmatilaloukkausta selvitetään. pic.twitter.com/OBrAHmP4tz