US aircraft carried out reconnaissance in the Kerch Strait

Самолет США провел разведку у Керченского пролива

Boeing P-8A Poseidon conducted a reconnaissance flight over Crimea

Board of the patrol squadrons of the US Navy approached the shoreline of the Peninsula for a distance of 31 kilometres.

Anti-submarine Boeing P-8A Poseidon of the U.S. Navy on Tuesday, November 27, carried out a reconnaissance flight in the area of the Kerch Strait and the Crimea. It is reported by the monitoring portal PlaneRadar in his Twitter.

The aircraft with tail number 168848 is part of 26 patrol squadron of the U.S. Navy. It was approaching the coastline of the Peninsula at a distance of 31 kilometres.

Earlier in the day, according to PlaneRadar, a reconnaissance flight in the area have completed a strategic UAV RQ-4A Global Hawk US air force, who also has monitored the demarcation line in the Donbass.

Boeing P-8 Poseidon anti-submarine patrol aircraft designed to locate and destroy enemy submarines in areas of patrol, reconnaissance, anti-ship and participation in rescue operations.

RQ-4 “Global Hawk” strategic reconnaissance UAV. This unit is able to execute the patrols over 30 hours at altitudes up to 18 000 meters.

Earlier it was reported that U.S. military plane headed for the coast of the Crimea.

The evening of 25 November the Kerch bridge, the Russian special forces seized three Ukrainian ships. As a result, were wounded six Ukrainian soldiers. The Federal security service of Russia accused the Ukrainian side in “dangerous maneuvers” during the approach to the “closed water area of the territorial sea of the Russian Federation”.

Russia calls Ukraine’s actions in the Kerch Strait “provocative”. The Russian foreign Ministry handed a protest note to the chargé d’affaires of Ukraine.

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