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BREAKING Sweden says 4 Russian fighter jets violated its airspace today

Four Russian fighter jets breached Swedish Airspace today.

The Swedish Armed Forces says that four Russian fighter jets entered Sweden’s air space to the east of the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea.

“Against the background of the current situation we are taking the incident very seriously,” Chief of Sweden’s Air Force Carl-Johan Edstrom says in a statement.

The jets, 2x Su-27 ‘Flanker’ and 2x Su-24 ‘Fencer’ jets, actually entered Swedish airspace according to reports.

The “violation” was brief but that Swedish jets had been scrambled to document the incursion.

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