Sep 23, 2014

First QRA North Scramble from RAF Lossiemouth

The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) has flown its first Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) sortie out of RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland, the service announced on 19 September.
A pair of Eurofighter Typhoon fighter aircraft from 6 Squadron were scrambled to intercept two Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-95 'Bear' strategic bomber aircraft that had ventured close to, but had not entered, UK airspace.

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