US Air Force MQ-9 camera footage: Russian Su-27 Black Sea intercept

Two Russian Su-27 aircraft conducted an unsafe and unprofessional intercept with a U.S. Air Force intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance unmanned MQ-9 aircraft operating within international airspace over the Black Sea on March 14, 2023. Russian Su-27s dumped fuel upon and struck the propeller of the MQ-9, causing U.S. forces to have to bring the MQ-9 down in international waters. (U.S. Air Force video) (Editor's Note: This declassified video has been edited for length, however, the events are depicted in sequential order.)



By U.S. European Command Public Affairs Germany Mar 16, 2023
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