Media: British fighters escorted five Russian aircraft near Estonia

On Wednesday, Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to escort Russian military aircraft that approached Estonia, reports the Daily Telegraph’s website. British fighter jets left their base in Estonia and intercepted two Su-27 fighter jets flying with IL-20 electronic reconnaissance aircraft. Two more Su-27 fighters were detected and also intercepted.

The newspaper notes that Russian aircraft were flying in the international airspace along the northern and western borders of Estonia. 

  Estonia, Russia, Airspace