The Russian plane is suspected of violating Finnish airspace

A Russian state naval plane is suspected of violating in the Gulf of off on Friday morning. According to the Department of Defense, the suspected airspace violation of IL-96-300 lasted three minutes.

The Ministry’s communications told that this was the first violation in Finland this year. The last previous violation of Finnish airspace by a Russian was in July 2020.

Minister of Defense (Cen) tweeted that Finland always takes airspace violations seriously.

"Our regional capacity is good and we detect all regional violations and are able to respond to them effectively," he added in Finnish.

Guard has started a preliminary investigation into the case.

Source: The Nordic Page

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