RAF TYPHOON FIGHTER JETS WERE SCRAMBLED TO INTERCEPT RUSSIAN TU-142 APPROACHING EUROPEAN AIRSPACE
LOSSIEMOUTH/CONINGSBY, UK – Royal Air Force QRA (Quick Reaction Alert) Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled today from RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland and RAF Coningsby in England to intercept a Russian Navy Tu-142 aircraft as it entered UK airspace, Airlive reports. The FGR4 Typhoons were supported by a Voyager tanker from RAF Brize Norton in England. The Tu-142 maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft did … Continue reading RAF TYPHOON FIGHTER JETS WERE SCRAMBLED TO INTERCEPT RUSSIAN TU-142 APPROACHING EUROPEAN AIRSPACE
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