Russian aircraft barrel rolls U.S. Air Force plane, second time in a month

April 30, 2016 3:14 PM

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WASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) -- A Russian fighter jet performed what the United States considers an unsafe arial maneuver over a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane while flying over the Baltic Sea, the second such maneuver in a month.

CNN reported a Russian SU-27 flew within 25 feet of the U.S. Air Force RC-135 and performed a barrel roll, by flying over the U.S. plane from one side to the other in an inverted position.

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