Russian military aircraft violated Estonia’s airspace

21:40, 17 December 2015
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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

Russian aircraft violated the airspace of Estonia, near the island of Vayndloo /

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.

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