The maneuver turned into a violent turbulence at its wake, impelling the P-8A to forcefully deal with a roll of 15 degree, says Baldanza.
It crossed in front of the US plane from left to right while using its afterburners, the statement said, adding the aircraft were so close that the American patrol plane crossed through the Russian fighter's jet wash.
Eight Big Ten Volleyball Teams Selected to NCAA Tournament
This will mark the second time WKU stays within Kentucky's borders - the team lost 3-1 to No. 9 Louisville in Louisville in 2005. If they win the match, the Red Raiders would play the victor between Texas State and Rice in a second-round match Friday .
Approaching at high speed, the Russian jet, equipped with air-to-air missiles, came within five feet of the USA aircraft during the 24 minute incident.
The Russian SU-30 fighter jet used its afterburners as it flew in front of the U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane.
In June, the pilot of a U.S. bomber filmed the nail-biting moment a Russian fighter jet swooped alongside him over the Baltic Sea.
HTC U11 Users Will Receive Android 8.0 Oreo Update Starting Today
The smartphone was shipped with Android 7.1 in the U.S. market, which left users anticipating the update for Android 8.0 Oreo. You can also check for updates manually by going into Settings About Software updates Check now.
"After moving closer, the Russian [Su-30] fighter jet flew over the object and visually identified it as an American reconnaissance aircraft Р8А Poseidon", the statement reads.
The U.S. P-8A Poseidon did nothing to provoke the maneuver, defense spokesperson Michelle Baldanza said..
As a result of the "provocative" manoeuvre, the United States aircraft did "a 15-degree roll" that could have caused "serious harm and injury to all air crews involved", a U.S. official said.
Florida gas prices poised to rise as OPEC considers production cuts
The lowest price in Miami-Dade was $2.33 at Marathon on South State Road 7 and Northwest 199th Street in Miami Gardens. AAA found self-serve, regular gasoline selling for as low as $2.33 per gallon and as high as $2.65 in MA .