Russian Fighter Makes ‘Provocative, Erratic’ Approach Within 5 Feet of U.S. Recon Plane

Russian Su-25 ground attack jets prepare to land after return from Syria at a Russian air base in Primorsko-Akhtarsk, southern Russia, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. More Russian planes returned from Syria on Wednesday, two days after President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian military to withdraw most of its fighting forces from Syria, signaling an end to Russia's five-and-a-half month air campaign.(Olga Balashova/Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)
U.S. military officials told Fox News on Tuesday morning that an armed Russian Su-27 fighter jet flew within 5 feet of an unarmed American RC-135 recon plane over the Baltic Sea on Monday.

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