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Photos & Video: Airport Emergency Exercise

Photos & Video: Airport Emergency Exercise

[Updated with video] An emergency exercise took place at the L. F. Wade International Airport today [Dec 7] to test Bermuda’s readiness in the event of a plane crash or other emergency. The exercise, which must be undertaken every two years to ensure Bermuda is compliant with international regulatory requirements, involved various agencies as well... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Royal Air Force Land In Bermuda

Photos & Video: Royal Air Force Land In Bermuda

Two groups of Royal Air Force military aircraft with eight Typhoon fighter jets and two A330 Voyager Tankers landed at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport yesterday [Dec 1] having arrived from Lajes Air Base in Terceira, Azores.The group are on their way to the annual Red Flag Exercise in Las Vegas, Nevada where the exercise gives pilots... Read more of this article

Photos: FAA Plane Checking NavAid Equipment

Photos: FAA Plane Checking NavAid Equipment

Residents and commuters in the east end this morning [Sept 26] may have witnessed a private plane flying different patterns in the area, sometimes at lower altitudes than usual. LF Wade International Airport General Manager Aaron Adderley explained that “it’s a flight check carried out by the FAA of our NavAid equipment”. NavAid equipment... Read more of this article

Photos: Military Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Photos: Military Plane Makes Emergency Landing

[Updated with video] An AC-130 diverted to Bermuda and made an emergency landing this afternoon [July 24] due to what is understood to be an hydraulics issue. It landed at around 2.00pm, with the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service standing by as the military plane landed. All appeared to have gone well, and military personnel can be seen standing outside... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RFA Lyme Bay Ship & Helicopter

Photos & Video: RFA Lyme Bay Ship & Helicopter

[Updated] The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Lyme Bay is presently docked in St George’s, and a helicopter from the ship took off at around 1.30pm this afternoon [July 7] and is presently flying over the island.The Royal Navy website describes the vessel by saying: “RFA Lyme Bay is capable of delivering a significant fighting force anywhere... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Responds As Plane Diverts

Photos: Fire Service Responds As Plane Diverts

[Updated] Emergency services responded to the airport at around 4.00pm today [April 18] to stand-by due to a private jet with 13 passengers onboard making an emergency landing due to one engine being out. According to online flight data the plane was heading to New Haven, Connecticut from the Grantley Adams Airport in Barbados when it started diverting... Read more of this article

Photos: Plane Diverts, Two Passengers Arrested

Photos: Plane Diverts, Two Passengers Arrested

[Updated with video] A Thomson Airways flight heading to Mexico diverted to Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport today [April 12], and was greeted by a number of police officers, with at least half a dozen police vehicles visible on scene as of this writing. The Boeing 787-8 departed Gatwick Airport in London this morning heading to Cancun... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Three Planes Divert To Bermuda

Photos & Video: Three Planes Divert To Bermuda

[Updated with third diversion] Two planes diverted to the island tonight [Feb 16] with one landing with a damaged windshield and the other with a medical emergency. At approximately 7.20pm a private plane landed after it diverted to the island with a reported damaged windshield. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service trucks were stationed near the runway for... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RAF Aircraft Land In Bermuda

Photos & Video: RAF Aircraft Land In Bermuda

Three Royal Air Force [RAF] Tornadoes and one A330-200 Voyager tanker landed at Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport this afternoon [Feb 9] having traveled from Lajes, Azores. The group of military aircraft are headed for a stop in Florida and then on to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada to participate in Red Flag, which has been billed as the... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Second RAF Aircraft Group Arrive

Photos/Video: Second RAF Aircraft Group Arrive

Another group of Royal Air Force aircraft landed at the L.F.Wade International Airport on Wednesday afternoon [Jan 7], with the four Typhoons and one A330-200 Voyager tanker having traveled from Lajes, Azores and expected to stay overnight, departing in the morning depending on weather conditions along their route. They mark the second group to land... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RAF Typhoons, Voyager Leave

Photos & Video: RAF Typhoons, Voyager Leave

The Royal Air Force [RAF] aircraft that arrived in Bermuda yesterday [Jan 6] left the island late this morning, while another set of aircraft touched down on the island a few hours after they departed. The four Typhoons and one A330-200 Voyager tanker traveled from Lajes, Azores and are headed for Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada to participate in Red... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RAF Aircraft Land In Bermuda

Photos & Video: RAF Aircraft Land In Bermuda

[Updated with video] Five Royal Air Force aircraft landed in cloudy and rainy conditions at the L.F.Wade International Airport at approximately 3pm this afternoon [Jan 6], with the four Typhoons and one A330-200 Voyager tanker having traveled from Lajes, Azores. The RAF website said, “This week 1 [Fighter] Squadron from RAF Lossiemouth are headed... Read more of this article

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