Post by Annette (Admin) on May 14, 2015 15:37:06 GMT
RAF Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled after two Russian military aircraft were seen flying near UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence MoD) has said. The British jets were launched from RAF Lossiemouth after the Russian planes were spotted north of Scotland. An MoD spokesman said: "At no time did the Russian military aircraft cross into UK sovereign airspace." The Russian bombers were not deemed to be a threat, he added.