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US Spy Plane Enters Swedish Airspace to Avoid Russian Fighters

U.S. military officials say one of its spy planes veered into Swedish airspace without permission recently, to avoid Russian planes over the Baltic Sea. The U.S. European Command told the New York Times this week that an Air Force RC-135 surveillance plane, flying in international airspace on July 18, was approached by Russian fighter jets.  Officials said the pilot navigated into Swedish airspace by mistake while attempting to avoid the Russian planes. The European Command said...

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