Ireland has accused the Russian Federation of violating airspace

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Baku, March 4, AZERTAC

Irish Aviation Administration (IAA) reported that one of the flights in the country was forced to change its route, and another flight was delayed because of the two bombers Russian Air Force, stationed in the airspace of the United Kingdom without notice.

According to the IAA, the incident occurred in February, presumably 18th. According to the Irish Aviation Administration, Air Force bombers of the Russian Federation, the models were not called, flew with disabled transponders - devices that help to identify the aircraft on radar.

"Departure of flight from Dublin was delayed because of the activity of Russian military aircraft in the airspace of the United Kingdom. The route of another aircraft has been modified to ensure that the trajectory of the flight path is far from the Russian Air Force military aircraft," - said in the statement, which results in Agence France-Presse.

According to AFP, this case can be associated with the departure of the British fighter RAF Typhoon, which were raised in the air on February 18 to escort Russian bombers "flying close to the borders of British airspace."

In recent months, the aircraft of the Air Force NATO over a dozen times to intercept Russian warplanes over the Baltic Sea. According to the Alliance in 2014, NATO planes took off to intercept Russian aircraft three times more than the year before.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Russian planes behave more aggressively than before. In Brussels, emphasized that such flights pose a threat to civilian aircraft.

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