The United States held an unscheduled flight over Ukraine

США провели внеплановый полет над Украиной

American aircraft observations OS-135Б

Reconnaissance aircraft of the US air force OS-135B spent the flight on the Northern borders of the Crimea, carrying it over siwash lake in the airspace of Ukraine.

The US and its allies under the Treaty on open skies, held an unscheduled flight over the territory of Ukraine, in connection with the incident in the Kerch Strait.

About it reports a press-service of the US Department of defense on Thursday, December 6.

“The timing of this flight aims to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and other partner countries”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that “wanton Russian attack on Ukrainian ships in the Black sea near the Kerch Strait is a dangerous escalation of increasingly provocative and threatening behavior.”

“US seeks closer relations with Russia, but it is impossible from-for its illegal and destabilizing actions in Ukraine and elsewhere,” said the Pentagon.

As noted by Interfax-Ukraine, earlier monitoring data from Western aviation resources has shown that reconnaissance aircraft of the US air force OS-135B, on Thursday held a flight on the Northern borders of the Crimea, carrying it over siwash lake in the airspace of Ukraine.

According to their information, before flying American reconnaissance planes in the area were not recorded.

And near Crimea coast in the Black sea have been recorded many hours flying electronic reconnaissance aircraft long-range U.S. Navy EP-3E Aries II. U.S. marine scout taking off from the airbase Court Bay on the Greek island of Crete, a few hours cruised off the South-Western and southern coast of the Peninsula.

Recall, December 2, strategic UAV USAF RQ-4B Global Hawk and the patrol anti-submarine aircraft P-8A Poseidon, the U.S. Navy had spent hours exploration in the Black sea. They cruised along Russia annexed the Crimea, Kerch Strait, and the Kuban region at a distance of 34-35 km from the borders of the Russian Federation, while over international waters.

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