RAF Typhoons Intercept Russian Aircraft For Second Time In A Week

Posted on May 18, 2016

The Russian aircraft were not communicating with air traffic control and did not transmit a recognised identification code. The lead Typhoon pilot said the team remained on standby to respond to any requests of this nature. “The Baltic Control and Reporting Centre had radar contact on the unidentified aircraft and ordered us to scramble, as always we were airborne in minutes and intercepted and identified the variety of Russian military aircraft.

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