Several American aircraft appeared over the Black Sea early this morning.
At three o’clock in the morning, an American tanker KC- 135 Stratotanker took off from the British airbase Mildenhall to travel to our region.
A little later, a strategic reconnaissance aircraft of the US Air Force Boeing RC- 135 V Rivet Joint took off from the American airbase of Chania, on the island of Crete .
The meeting between the scout and the tanker took place at about 8 o’clock in the morning, RC- 135 V received several tens of tons of kerosene from the Stratotanker in order to ensure a long stay in the sky in the region of the Ukrainian Donbass and the Azov Sea.
At 9 a.m. Boeing RC- 135 V Rivet Joint crossed the coastline and embarked on a reconnaissance flight, which will continue until dark. The flight takes place along the line Nikolaev – Melitopol – Kramatorsk – Izium – Poltava.