US military aircraft spotted near Russian airbase in Syria

An American reconnaissance plane was spotted near the Russian airbase Khmeimim in Syria and naval logistics base in Tartus, Interfax reports, citing the data of Western aviation resources.

The US RC-135 surveillance aircraft was flying over the international waters of the Eastern Mediterranean along the Syrian coast for over two hours at a distance of about 60 km from Russian bases and an altitude of 9,600 meters.

On January 4, an American P-8A Poseidon patrol plane also carried out a reconnaissance flight near the Syrian coast and Russian bases located there.

  Russia, Syria, Khmeimim, USA

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