Fighters of the Hungarian Air Force were alerted because of an unidentified aircraft at the Eastern border of Hungary for the second time in only three days.
Radars detected an unidentified aircraft yesterday, late in the evening. Therefore, the Hungarian Air Force warned the Gripens, which took off minutes later. According to the statement of the Hungarian Defence Forces, the Hungarian headquarters detected the unidentified flying object at 11 pm at the eastern border of Hungary. A Hungarian fighter flew there but found nothing. It remained there for patrolling, then returned to the Kecskemét airbase, telex.hu wrote.
It was the second time this week that Hungarian fighters were alerted because of an unidentified aircraft. The last alert was on Tuesday, but the Gripen flying there found nothing.