|Quoting IndianicWorld (Reply 2):|
Has Russia stepped up its miliitary presence lately around the skies of western Europe with the recent events in Ukraine?
|Quoting TheSonntag (Reply 5):|
Now lets just see whether Ekstra Bladet got the facts right. Not that I would dismiss it, but its not Berlingske, Jyllands Posten or Politiken who posted it, but one tabloid in the same league as Bild, The Sun or Blick.
|Quoting DrStrange (Reply 7):|
There was a piece in the German newspaper FAZ (www.faz.net), about increasing activity of the Russians over the Baltic, North Sea etc. The reasoning was to test NATO responses and see how fast they could react and if they would react at all etc.
|Quoting airbazar (Reply 10):|
They didn't if we're to believe the news report which says: A radar station intercepted the Russian aircraft and quickly reported it to the SAS plane.
|Quoting B735 (Thread starter):|
Immediately after the aircraft had taken off , the pilots report that an unidentified aircraft flew in the middle of their route.
The plane could not be seen on the airport surveillance system, and the pilots discovered nor the mysterious aircraft in their system.
90 meters from the collision
A radar station intercepted the Russian aircraft and quickly reported it to the SAS plane that could reach to change course.
|Quoting il75 (Reply 14):|
Well... Swedish newspapers informed some weeks ago that the government had allowed NATO survaillance planes (AWACS) to fly over Sweden between Norway and Poland as the Western forces increased their activity in the aerea. There is not only "crazy Russians" flying secretevely around the Scandinvian skies.
|Quoting peterinlisbon (Reply 16):|
I wonder if we sent spy planes to fly over Moscow, St Petersberg and other Russian airports they'd be so understanding.
|Quoting AirPacific747 (Reply 14):|
Could it be a response to this event?
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