The U.S. Department of Defense has released video showing a Russian Su-27 colliding with an American MQ-9 in the Black Sea on Tuesday. The footage shows the Russian jet dumping fuel on the MQ-9 before colliding , and then when the video returns a few seconds later the propeller of the MQ-9 appears to have sustained damage.
BREAKING: DoD releases footage of a Russian Su-27 colliding into a U.S. MQ-9 over the Black Sea Tuesday.
You can see the Russian aircraft dump fuel on the MQ-9, then bump into it. The video is lost; a few seconds later the feed returns and you can see the propeller is damaged. pic.twitter.com/jzF7NZ1em5
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