The reason for the emergency call American representative in the Ministry of defense of Russia was the incident, which occurred on 22 may over the sea of Japan, when the reconnaissance plane of the U.S. air force RS-135 approached dangerously close to two passenger liners of the civil airlines, which had nearly led to the collision.
As reported in the press service and information of the Ministry of defense of Russia, for discussion of this incident in the office was urgently summoned the representative of the Ministry of defense – attaché of defense at the American Embassy in Russia..
“He stated that on may 22, Russian air defenses was discovered by a reconnaissance plane of the U.S. air force, who turned off the transponder conducted aerial reconnaissance over the sea of Japan near the state border of the Russian Federation. Moreover, military aircraft are not only informed about his flight dispatch services, but also used the trains of heights that are designed for regular civilian flights”, – quoted the Russian defense Ministry TASS.
In the defense Ministry also stressed that such actions of the American crew of the dangerous situation with the possibility of collision with aircraft by civil airlines, which at the same time carried out their flights in this tier.
In a situation of high level of professionalism demonstrated by the Russian managers, promptly changed the height to civil aircraft and thus prevented the collision.Related posts: