Moscow says video shows mid-air confrontation between NATO, Russian fighter jets

LONDON — A Russian fighter jet escorting the country’s defense minister “chased away” a NATO F/A-18 that came close to the government plane, according to state-run media which released dramatic video of the incident.

RAF Typhoons scrambled again on 12th August to intercept Russian aircraft. Two Tupolev Tu-142 Bears were seen on radar approaching UK airspace. The Bears were intercepted and shadowed by Typhoons from @RAFLossiemouth, supported by a Voyager tanker from @RAFBrizeNorton.

— Royal Air Force (@RoyalAirForce) …

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