Russian military aircraft has made several flights in the navigation area of the USS Porter in the Black sea, not responding to his requests, said the representative of the US European command Danny Hernandez.
According to Reuters, Hernandez described the actions of the Russian pilots as “unsafe and unprofessional”. The representative of the American command said that on 10 February 2017, there have been three such incidents. One of them was attended by two Russian su-24, in another — a plane su-24, in the third case, it was about the Il-38.
According to Hernandez, the destroyer Porter in all three cases, sent requests to the Russian aircraft, but received no answers. “Such incidents are of concern because they can lead to an accident or mistake”, — he explained.