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RAF scrambles Typhoons to shadow Russian jets

2:58 pm, 22nd August 2018

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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