Russian jet fighter buzzes two US spy planes over Black Sea - report

"The American reconnaissance planes were not allowed to breach the Russian Federation's state border," the ministry said in a statement.

Russian Navy's ships and jet fighters are seen during the joint drills of the Northern and Black Sea fleets, attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, in the Black Sea, off the coast of Crimea January 9, 2020 (photo credit: SPUTNIK/ALEXEI DRUZHININ/KREMLIN VIA REUTERS)
Russian Navy's ships and jet fighters are seen during the joint drills of the Northern and Black Sea fleets, attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, in the Black Sea, off the coast of Crimea January 9, 2020
(photo credit: SPUTNIK/ALEXEI DRUZHININ/KREMLIN VIA REUTERS)
A Russian Su-27 jet fighter buzzed two US reconnaissance planes on Thursday after they had approached the Russian border over the Black Sea, the Russian defense ministry said.
It said the Russian fighter approached the US strategic reconnaissance aircraft RC-135 and P-8A Poseidon patrolling plane.
"The American reconnaissance planes were not allowed to breach the Russian Federation's state border," the ministry said in a statement.
A similar incident took place on Monday over the Black Sea.
This is a developing story.