Archive for February, 2015

Two Russian bombers intercepted by RAF Jet fighters

Monday, February 9th, 2015
Two Russian Bear long-range bombers flying close to UK airspace were intercepted by RAF Typhoon fighter jets, according to Britain's Ministry of Defence (MoD). The Typhoons were scrambled from bases at Lossiemouth in Scotland and Coningsby in eastern England on Wednesday after the Russian bombers were detected flying over the Channel to the south of the UK, the MoD said. "The Russian planes were escorted by the RAF until they were out of the UK area of interest,” the ministry’s Thursday stRead More....