According to the information of the German news agency (dpa), a Russian reconnaissance plane was supposed to violate the airspace of two NATO member states and Sweden. The plane crossed the border near the island of Rügen, in the southwestern part of the Baltic Sea.

According to the site German planes took off from Laje air base.

German fighters escorted the Russian An-30 until it left NATO airspace over the Baltic Sea. The announcement did not say whether the Russian plane had transceivers turned on.

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Russia violates airspace over Germany, Denmark and Sweden

Earlier, a Russian military aircraft flew into Danish airspace, Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod reported.

“This is totally unacceptable and extremely worrying in the current situation,” he wrote on Twitter.

In this regard, the Danish Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian ambassador in Copenhagen.

A similar incident occurred in Sweden. A Russian AN-30 helicopter was spotted in Swedish airspace east of the Danish island of Bornholm. In early March, four Russian planes flew over the skies of Sweden.

The Swedish Ministry of Defense described the incident as “totally unacceptable”. – Given the general security situation, this behavior is extremely inappropriate. Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist said that Swedish sovereignty should always be respected.

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The NATO Aviation Command said that “NATO fighters stationed around the Baltic and Black Seas in the past four days have been flying to track and intercept Russian aircraft in the vicinity of NATO airspace.”