To identify foreign military aircraft in the air rose Danish and Swedish fighter.
In the skies over southern Sweden airliner narrowly escaped a collision with a foreign military aircraft, which was not on the transponder. Reported Delfi referring to Dagens Nyheter.
Once a passenger aboard took off from Danish airport Kastrup immediately received warning of the approaching “invisible” aircraft.
“Everything could end very sad,” – said the commander of the Air Force Michael Buding Sweden.
The incident occurred yesterday. To identify foreign military aircraft in the air rose Danish and Swedish fighter.
“The military aircraft transponder was not included, but we caught it on your radar and warned the head of civil aviation Malmo. Suddenly, a military board changed course, in my opinion, being about a minute of civil aircraft. Civil aircraft was given away team” – Lulea airbase commander said Daniel Dzhosefsson.
Representatives of the Armed Forces of Denmark newspaper Dagens Nyheter confirmed the presence of Russian military aircraft in the vicinity of the incident.
Sources in the Air Force claimed that at least one Russian military plane was in the air between Malmo and Bornholm.
This dangerous situation occurred in the area in March, when the plane SAS and Russian reconnaissance aircraft were only 90 meters apart. Then transponder military aircraft also was turned on.