Unidentified spy plane drawing patterns in the sky west of Ukraine’s border

March 01, 2022
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An unidentified spy plane is drawing patterns in the sky just west of Ukraine’s border according to the tracking website Flightradar24.

The aircraft is thought to be on a spy or surveillance mission but there is no identification of it provided.

However, it is flying at 17,000ft at a speed of just 94kts, indicating it may be an unmanned spy drone.

There are numerous aerial refueling tankers and spy platforms to the west and south of Ukraine but there will be many more with their identity hidden.

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