Estonia: NATO jets, civil plane flew dangerously close to each other

  • 2016-07-01
  • BNS/TBT STAFF/TALLINN
Last week a dangerous incident occurred in the northern Estonian town of Rakvere during a low-altitude flight of NATO fighter jets as simultaneously a civil plane took off from the nearby Rakvere airfield, the regional daily Virumaa Teataja reports. On June 23 at 12:30 p.m. a small Eurostar departed from the Rakvere airfield. According to Rakvere airfield manager Vladimir Antonov, the local pilot had previously communicated with the air traffic control unit and was in contact with the regional air traffic control centre. "They both said that there was no influencing ...
 
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