RAF scrambles Typhoons to shadow Russian jets

RAF Typhoon jets have been launched from Romania in response to two suspected Russian aircraft operating near NATO airspace over the Black Sea.

The two typhoons took off from a Romanian base near Constanta to shadow the two Russian Su-30 Flanker aircraft, the Royal Air Force (RAF) said in a statement.

“RAF Typhoons based in Romania have been launched in response to two suspected Russian Su-30 Flanker aircraft operating near @NATO airspace over the Black Sea. #WeAreNATO,” the RAF’s official Twitter account said.

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