OREANDA-NEWS. Russian aircraft suspected of violating the airspace of Finland on Wednesday. With this statement made by the Ministry of defence of Finland.

"On Wednesday morning, July 17, there were suspected of violating the airspace of Finland, the Russian state aircraft. The alleged violation took place in the Gulf of Finland, South of Porvoo", — stated in the message of the Finnish Ministry of defence.

The Ministry indicated that the border Guard of Finland is investigating details of the incident.

According to Vakkuri, this year, Finnish airspace was breached once – it was a Portuguese plane. In 2018, this was not the case, and in 2017 they recorded four, one of them the plane was Russian, and the Russian Ambassador was summoned to the foreign Ministry.