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07.10.2016 01:39

Another possible violation of Finnish airspace

A second possible violation of Finnish airspace by a Russian SU-27 fighter has been detected in the Gulf of Finland south of Porvoo on Thursday October 6th at about 21.33 pm. 

This second suspected airspace violation was similar to the one earlier the same afternoon at 4.43 pm. This was another plane.

The Air Force conducted an identification flight.

During Thursday the Russian military aviation over the Baltic Sea has been intense.

The Finnish Border Guard will investigate the matter.

Further information is given by Director of Communication Max Arhippainen, tel +358 295 140 120 at the Finnish Ministry of Defence.

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