Friday, April 1, 2016

Radio enthusiast records Russian Bear transmissions off Cornish coast

February 19, 2015 - This is the terrifying sound of a Russian bomber sending coded messages back to base – as it flies near CORNWALL. The RAF scrambled Typhoon fighter jets to escort the two Russian Bear bombers who flew terrifyingly close to England as they passed up the Celtic Sea on Wednesday evening. The planes are believed to have flown around Ireland, in international airspace, before flying close to Cornwall and the English Channel. In a statement the Ministry of Defence said: "RAF Quick Reaction Alert Typhoon fighter aircraft were launched after Russian aircraft were identified flying close to UK airspace.

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