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Baltic Air Policing

Re: Baltic Air Policing

Postby Lofty89 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:47 pm

25/7/17: Baltic Air Policing jets were scrambled to intercept 1x RuAF An-26 routing from mainland Russia to Kaliningrad in international airspace over the Baltic Sea. Crew of the aircraft had the transponder on and kept radio contact with the air traffic control centre but had no flight plan.
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Re: Baltic Air Policing

Postby C24 » Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:13 am

An RC135 has just gone dark in the sea area close to Kaliningrad. 0805hrs.
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Re: Baltic Air Policing

Postby Lofty89 » Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:03 pm

1/8/17: Baltic Air Policing jets scrambled four times to identify and escort RuAF in international airspace over the Baltic Sea. First one an An-26 flying from mainland Russia to Kaliningrad (with a flight plan, kept radio contact, transponder on) and 2x MiG-31s flying from mainland Russia (no flight plans, no radio contact, transponders off). Second, 2x Su-27s where intercepted flying from mainland Russia (no flight plans, no radio contact, transponders off). Third, 2x Su-33s flying from mainland Russia (no flight plans, no radio contact, transponders off) were identified and escorted. Fourth, 4x Su-27s were intercepted flying from mainland Russia to Kaliningrad (no flight plans, no radio contact, transponders off).

2/8/17: Baltic Air Policing jets were scrambled twice to intercept 2x Ru Navy Tu-142 (RF-34059 51 & 95(no RF- serial)) and 2x IL-38 in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, the aircraft flew in pairs from mainland Russia without flight plans, without keeping radio contact and with their transponders off.

3/8/17: Baltic Air Policing jets were scrambled to intercept 2x IL-38 flying from mainland Russian in international airspace over the Baltic Sea. The aircraft did not have flight plans, neither transponders were used and no radio contact kept.

5/8/17: Baltic Air Policing jets intercepted 1x An-26 flying from mainland Russia to Kaliningrad in international airspace over the Baltic Sea. Its transponder was off, it had a flight plan and kept radio contact with the air traffic control.
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