The headline should in fact read:
U.S. warship approaches Russian fighter jets in the Black Sea.
Some Western media have reported on the incident on April 12 in the Black Sea.
A Russian fighter jet has repeatedly carried out mock attacks on a U.S. war/spy ship.
Early evening Saturday, twelve times the aircraft of the type Su-24 was flown at low altitude on the destroyer USS Donald Cook.
The jet had approached the ship to within 900 meters and was at an altitude of 150 meters above the sea on the fly.
The incident had protracted about 90 minutes.
What the media did not report is what happened after that.
Parsifal, April 15, 2014
The USS Donald Cook had to immediately put into a Romanian port, as the crew was quite frayed-out by fear.
27 sailors of the U.S. Navy immediately submitted their resignations and disembarked.
The Pentagon acknowledged the feint attacks of the Su-24 on the U.S. destroyer have created a demoralizing effect on the sailors.
As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Cook fired on March 19, 2003 from the Red Sea the first cruise missiles at targets in Iraq
On Monday, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed the above event and called the aerial manoeuvres frightening and unacceptable, as it would have completely demoralized the crew of the warship and produced a negative impact on the general psychological climate.
There were even involved two Su-24.
27 crew members of the destroyer should have submitted their resignations and commented on their actions by saying they have no intention