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Fighter jets escort Ryanair flight for 3rd time in two months

Counter-terrorism police have arrested two men after Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon jets were scrambled to intercept a Ryanair flight due to a potential threat onboard the aircraft. It is the third Ryanair flight in two months which was escorted by fighter jets.  Ryanair flight FR7364 was flying from Vienna (VIE), Austria, to London Stansted Airport (STN), United Kingdom, on August XX, 2020. During the flight, the onboard crew received an ale...


RAF Red Arrows join USAF Thunderbirds in stunning NYC flypast

The British Royal Air Force “Red Arrows” Aerobatic Team, led by the United States Air Force “Thunderbirds” Air Demonstration Squadron, performed a stunning display over the Big Apple on August 22, 2019, painting the New York’s skyline in red, white and blue smoke trails. Hundreds of thousands of onlookers watched as the formation of 19 aircraft flew down the Hudson River and around the Statue of Liberty in what has b...


RAF deploys Chinook helicopter to prevent dam from collapsing

A Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter has been deployed to assist with the reinforcement of a dam about to collapse in Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom....


RAF Jets Escort Ryanair Flight After Security 'Hoax'

A Ryanair passenger jet was escorted into Stansted airport by two RAF fighter jets after a suspected hoax security alert....


Fighter Jets Escort Pakistan Plane to Stansted

A passenger flight was escorted to Stansted by RAF fighter jets in a dramatic diversion after an anonymous phone call sparked a major security alert....