The Pentagon says a Russian military aircraft flew inside around 10ft (3m) of one of its observation airplane working over the Black Sea.
US authorities portrayed the capture by the SU-27 plane on Wednesday as “hazardous and amateurish”.
Russia’s barrier service said the US plane had been drawing nearer Russian region and the SU-27 pilots had held fast to worldwide principles.
Russia is as of now doing military activities operating at a profit Sea.
Pentagon representative Capt Jeff Davis said the US Navy P-8A Poseidon flying machine had been directing routine operations in universal airspace when the Russian contender made the hazardous move.
“These activities can possibly pointlessly raise pressures, and could bring about an erroneous conclusion or mischance,” he said.
A US safeguard official cited by AFP news office said the Russian plane had flown inside 30ft of the P-8A preceding shutting to only 10ft.
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Picture subtitle The US says its Poseidon P-8 was completing a standard flight over the Black Sea
In any case, the Russian resistance service said warriors captured the US plane since it was heading towards Russian region with its transponder signal – which helps other people distinguish it – exchanged off.
“After the Russian warriors drew near to the spy planes for visual affirmation and to decide their wing numbers, the American flying machine changed course forcefully and took off,” an announcement said.
“The Russia pilots acted in strict agreement with global guidelines for flights.”
Relations amongst Russia and the West have been strained subsequent to the Russian extension of Crimea from Ukraine in March 2014.
In April, the US grumbled that Russian planes had stood up to one of its surveillance planes over the Baltic Sea in a “perilous and amateurish way”.
In that occurrence, Russia additionally said that the US plane had killed its transponder signal.