Russian fighter jet collides with US Air Force drone over Black Sea #Shorts

A Russian jet collided with a U.S. Air Force drone over the Black Sea on Tuesday, causing the drone to crash after an "unsafe and unprofessional intercept," the U.S. military reported.

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The incident occurred Tuesday morning when two Russian SU-27 fighters conducted an intercept of the MQ-9 drone that demonstrated the pilots' "lack of competence," according to a statement from U.S. European Command. One of the fighters clipped the propeller of the drone, forcing U.S. operators to bring it down in international waters.

The Russian warplanes intercepted and buzzed the drone for about a half hour before the crash, Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder, the Pentagon press secretary, told reporters Tuesday. The collision damaged the Russian fighter, but it was able to land, he said. U.S. drone operators crash landed the damaged MQ-9 into the sea, Ryder said.

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  1. It was nice all to stay in theyr countryes… not to polute this beautiful Earth. We need Peace not wars.

  2. US: it takes a week to shoot down a weather baloon with an expensive missile.
    Russia: Ivan! Let’s sprinkle the 60 mil drone with some fuel, he-he-he.

  3. Unsafe and unprofessional it was…but sending a drone where it should not be. Just remember the 🎈

  4. Actually it was very professionally handled. By the Russians
    They did not even waste an AA missile. Just tapped it’s propeller. What more, you can not accuse them of attacking

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