Russian military aircraft violated Estonia’s airspace
An-72 military cargo aircraft of the Russian Defense Ministry on Thursday at 12:10 local time violated the airspace of Estonia near the island of Vayndloo, according to delfi.ee.
The aircraft violated the airspace of Estonia for at least one minute. Aircraft transponder was switched on, while the crew earlier presented a flight plan, according to which the airplane was supposed to fly in international airspace only.
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia summoned a representative of the Russian Embassy, handing over a note of protest.