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Poland scrambles military aircraft due to Russian air strike on Ukraine

Jun 14, 2024

This is reported by RBC-Ukraine, citing Twitter (X) of the Operational Command of the Polish Armed Forces.


In a statement, the Polish military said that their and allied aircraft had begun flying in Polish airspace and warned that this "could lead to an increase in noise levels, especially in the southeastern part of the country."

"This is another very tense night for the entire Polish air defense system due to the observation of the activity of the long-range aviation of the Russian Federation, which is striking with cruise missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles of the SHAHED type at targets located, in particular, in the western territory of Ukraine," the announcement reads.

The Polish military recalled that similar activity of Russian aviation during strikes on the western regions of Ukraine was recorded on the night of June 12.

The Operational Command of the Polish Armed Forces added that "all necessary procedures have been initiated to ensure the safety of Polish airspace, and the RSZ Operational Command is constantly monitoring the situation."

Author - Dmitriy Levchenko, 14/06/2024

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