A Russian fighter buzzed a US warship in the Black Sea


DEBKAfileApril 14, 2014, 7:32 PM (IDT)

The Russian Fencer fighter is now revealed to have made close-range passes near the USS Donald Cook destroyer in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid spiraling tensions over Ukraine. The aircraft flew within 1,000 yards of the ship at about 500 feet above sea level. Ship commanders considered the actions provocative and issued several radio queries and warnings.

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