Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the US Air Force RQ-4A Global Hawk and reconnaissance aircraft EP-3 Aries carried out reconnaissance operation over the Black Sea along the coastline of the occupied Crimea, the tracking service for the movement of aviation CivMilAir reported on Twitter. 

“The drone flew over the Black Sea at an altitude of 54,000 feet (16,000 km). It flew along the coast of the Crimea, then along the coast of Russia to the border with Georgia,”  the report says.

The tracking service for the movement of aviation noted that the reconnaissance aircraft with the number 157326 flew from the air base on the island of Crete and headed towards the Russia-annexed Crimea and the Krasnodar Territory (RF).

The UAV with the number 10-2043 flew from the airbase on the island of Sicily and also circled along the coast of the occupied Ukrainian peninsula.

QHA reported that on January 29, the US EP-3E Aries II long-range reconnaissance aircraft carried out a long reconnaissance flight over the Black Sea, in particular, near the Crimea. Sometimes the aircraft approached the occupied Sevastopol to a distance of about 40 km.