Skip to comments.SAS flight in Russian spy plane near miss
Posted on 05/08/2014 4:53:14 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey
According to a Sveriges Television report on Thursday, the incident occurred on March 3rd just 50 kilometres south of the Swedish city of Malmö - home to over 300,000 people.
The plane was reportedly a Russian Ilyushin 20m military aircraft used for signals surveillance. The two aircraft are reported to have passed by each other a mere 90 metres apart.
The Swedish Accident Investigation Authority (Statens Haverikommission) has reviewed the incident and decided against opening an investigation into the matter.
"We have let the matter go. Firstly the incident occurred over international waters, moreover the plane was Danish registered. This means that it is outside our area of responsibility," Jens Olsson at the board told the TT news agency