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Two U.S. Navy Poseidon Aircraft Visit Bermuda

Two U.S. Navy Poseidon Aircraft Visit Bermuda

Bermuda is currently playing host to a pair of United States Navy P-8A Poseidon multi-mission aircraft with one of the planes seen landing today [July 22] at the L.F. Wade International Airport. Bernews unofficially understands that the aircraft may be on island for a few days while doing training missions in the area.The Navy’s website says,... Read more of this article

French Aircraft Crew Apologise For Disturbance

French Aircraft Crew Apologise For Disturbance

The French Navy Falcon crew have apologised for any “disturbance experienced by the general public as a result of the aircraft training activity of last Friday,” saying it was not “their intention to cause any disturbance”. “We understand that some Bermuda residents and visitors, in particular some cruise ship passengers, may... Read more of this article

Government House Following Up Aviation Report

Government House Following Up Aviation Report

[Updated] Government House confirmed that a French naval ship was granted diplomatic clearance for its visit to Bermuda, however said they did not receive an application for the naval jet aircraft, adding that they received a report from the Department of Civil Aviation about the aircraft and are “following this up in consultation with the Ministry... Read more of this article

Video: Airplane Flying Close To Cruise Ship

Video: Airplane Flying Close To Cruise Ship

[Updated] Following our report of two military jets flying low altitude circuits over Bermuda on Friday, a video has been posted online said to show a jet flying past the Norwegian Breakaway on the same day, with the person who uploaded the video saying “it wasn’t normal” and “most were completely terrified.” A Cruise... Read more of this article

Military Jets Flying At Low Altitude Over Bermuda

Military Jets Flying At Low Altitude Over Bermuda

[Updated] Two military jets have been flying low altitude circuits over Bermuda this evening [June 24] with conflicting information emerging over the matter.A Police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service has received several calls from concerned members of the public regarding aircraft flying at low altitude over the island. “‎After... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Air Force Transports Injured Man

Photos & Video: Air Force Transports Injured Man

A boat transporting the survivors from a fishing vessel that caught fire arrived in Bermuda this morning [June 24], where an injured crew member was disembarked and taken to Bermuda’s airport by ambulance, and then flown by the U.S. Air Force to the U.S. for further treatment. The fishing vessel ‘Pioneer’ caught fire approximately 900 miles... Read more of this article

Video: RAF Tornado Plane Returns After Take Off

Video: RAF Tornado Plane Returns After Take Off

A Royal Air Force tornado military aircraft with an accompanying tanker made their way to the runway at the LF Wade International Airport this afternoon [April 9] with the tornado taking flight shortly after.The tanker took its place on the runway for take off but some time later maneuvered to the nearby taxiway. A gathered crowd watched as the tornado... Read more of this article

Video/Photos: RAF Voyager & Typhoons Leave

Video/Photos: RAF Voyager & Typhoons Leave

Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport saw extra activity today after three military aircraft paid the island a visit, taking off earlier this afternoon.The aircraft visiting the island included a Royal Air Force [RAF] A330 Voyager Tanker accompanying two Typhoon fighter jets, with the jets having arrived earlier this week. It is understood that... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Military Planes Depart Bermuda

Photos & Video: Military Planes Depart Bermuda

[Updated with video] Just before noon today [Feb 22] aircraft from the Royal Air Force departed Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport, heading to the Azores.The group of aircraft included the A330 Voyager Tanker accompanying four Typhoon fighter jets. As is the usual protocol, once the jets start their engines to warm up, passing traffic begin... Read more of this article

Photos: RAF Military Planes Land In Bermuda

Photos: RAF Military Planes Land In Bermuda

At around 5.30pm today [Feb 19] aircraft from the Royal Air Force landed at LF Wade International Airport, with one Voyager tanker and three Typhoons touching down. The RAF aircraft are understood to have traveled from Eglin Air Force Base in northwest Florida, and due to make a short stop on the island. It is not unusual for military aircraft to stop... 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: 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: 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