April 20, 2024



NATO Nation Scrambles Fighter Jets As Russian Missiles Rain Down on Ukraine


By Isabel van Brugen

Published Mar 29, 2024 at 5:42 AM EDT
Updated Mar 30, 2024 at 11:22 AM EDT

Poland scrambled fighter jets to protect its airspace on Friday as Ukraine was hit with a barrage of Russian missiles and drones.

The Polish Air Force said in a statement on X, formerly known as Twitter, that the jets were launched amid “intense long-range aviation activity” and missile strikes from Russia on Ukrainian territory.

Just days earlier, on March 24, a Russian cruise missile fired at western Ukraine entered NATO member Poland’s airspace, Warsaw’s military said.

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