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Norway intercepts 6 Russian bombers and fighters

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 04:39
Norway intercepts 6 Russian bombers and fighters
PHOTO: NATO AIR COMMAND

Norwegian F-35 fighters have intercepted six Russian bombers and fighters spotted near NATO airspace.

Source: NATO Air Command on Twitter ()

Details: A Norwegian F-35 was scrambled in the Norwegian municipality of Evenes after a Russian aircraft flew close to NATO allied airspace on Thursday, 16 November.

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The Norwegian 5th generation fighters identified two Tu-160 bombers, two MiG-31s, and two IL-78 Midas.

The Russian jets returned to Russia after the encounter with the F-35.

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