RED DAWN ALERT - Russia Downs US Drone Over Black Sea - Does This Mean War?

Russia is laughing. And we’ve just shown the world we’re push overs. Yesterday, a US Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, specifically an MQ-9 Reaper drone was taken down by two Russian Su-27 Flankers patrolling the Black Sea near the Russia-Ukraine hostilities. According to reports, the Reaper drone and the Russian fighter jets were flying over international waters over the Black Sea on Tuesday when one of the Russian jets intentionally flew in front of and dumped – if you can believe it – it dumped fuel on the unmanned drone several times. The Russian aircraft then hit the propeller of the drone, prompting US forces to bring the Reaper drone down in international waters. Here’s what Air Force Gen. James B. Hecker, commander of US Air Forces Europe, said… “Our MQ-9 aircraft was conducting routine operations in international airspace when it was intercepted and hit by a Russian aircraft He goes on “In fact, this unsafe and unprofessional act by the Russians nearly caused both aircraft to crash.”