Moscow scrambles fighter jet after detecting United States spy plane approaching Russian border

A P-8A Poseidon assigned to Patrol Squadron 16 is seen in flight over Jacksonville Fla

This maneuver caused the Americans to fly through the Flanker's jet wash and resulted in the crew experiencing "violent turbulence".

The incident occurred last Saturday, when Russian radio-surveillance media identified a SU-30 to prevent violation of its borders, explained the same source.

"The U.S. aircraft was operating in worldwide airspace and did nothing to provoke this Russian behavior", Pentagon spokeswoman, Lt. Col. Michelle Baldanza, told CNN.

A Su-30 fighter took off, approached the air target and identified it as a US aircraft P-8A Poseidon, it said.

The incident involved a dramatic close call between a Russian Su-30 fighter jet and a U.S. P-8A Poseidon, disrupting the routine practice of intercepting non-ally aircraft near national waters.

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Russia's military responded Tuesday by saying its jet had been dispatched because the US plane was approaching its borders "at high speed", according to the state-run TASS news agency.

In June, an armed Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepted a U.S. RC-135 reconnaissance plane over the Baltic Sea, coming as close as five feet.

Also speaking to state news agency RIA Novosti, the retired deputy commander of Russia's air force, Nikolay Antoshkin, dismissed the USA reaction.

"The U.S. aircraft was operating in worldwide airspace and did nothing to provoke this Russian behavior", Lt. Col. Michelle Baldanza, a spokeswoman for the Pentagon, told reporters.

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