F-16 fighter escorting Russian planes behaved strangely in the sky. It became clear from the video,
Everything happened over neutral watersThe Baltic Sea. The F-16 fighter belonging to Poland accompanied the Russian air group. At some point, as Rossiyskaya Gazeta writes, the fighter began to perform strange maneuvers.
F-16 released the chassis. As the publication explains, in the language of military aviation, such maneuvers mean an order for an intercepted aircraft to land at a specified airfield. However, in this situation, this could hardly have happened.
Another version says that the fighter could notwithstand the speed of the Russian air group. Therefore, he had to resort to such tricks. The fact is that with the release of the chassis, the aircraft is transferred to the take-off and landing configuration. In this state, the F-16 can maintain stability at low speeds.