NATO allies intercepts Russian fighter jet over Estonian airspace

German fighter jets have intercepted a Russians aircraft near Estorian airspace in the first joint operation of its kind.

The two typhoons were scrambled on Tuesday to intercept an ll-78 midas refueling plain flying between St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad.

Reports says, the plane had failed to communicate with air traffic control in Estonia.

The British and German air forces are currently conducting planned joint Nato air policing in the region.