Tag: #MilitaryAircraft

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

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

Russian Cargo Aircraft Lands At Bermuda Airport

Russian Cargo Aircraft Lands At Bermuda Airport

[Updated] An Aviacon Zitotrans airplane landed at the LF Wade International Airport tonight [Dec 23] and appeared to be taking on fuel while it was parked at the main terminal. Aviacon Zitotrans is a charter cargo company with a main base in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The Wikipedia website states that, “JSC “Aviacon Zitotrans” is an airline... Read more of this article

Royal Air Force Plane Visiting The Island

Royal Air Force Plane Visiting The Island

A Royal Air Force [RAF] military aircraft was yesterday [Nov 2] seen at the LF Wade International Airport in the area known as ‘the finger’. The Boeing C-17A Globemaster III was stationary with steps leading to the aircraft and its engines running.The plane was also seen today flying above Bermuda’s North Shore waters before crossing... Read more of this article

Photos: Osprey Lands At Bermuda Airport

Photos: Osprey Lands At Bermuda Airport

A visiting Osprey aircraft  – which appears to be from the United States — landed at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 10.45am this morning [Oct 24]. What exactly it is doing here is unclear, however it is not unusual for military aircraft to stop off in Bermuda. In describing the plane, the US Air Force website says, “The... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Plane & Navy Helicopter Fly Over

Coast Guard Plane & Navy Helicopter Fly Over

[Updated: Airport to open at 5pm on Sunday] While the airport was closed today [Oct 18] there has been some activity in the sky, with a US Coast Guard airplane flying over the island, while a UK Royal Navy helicopter flew over to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Gonzalo. In their update this evening, the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] said... Read more of this article

Video/Photos: Military Plane Emergency Landing

Video/Photos: Military Plane Emergency Landing

[Updated] An airplane is set to make an emergency landing at the airport this afternoon [May 11] with emergency personnel presently on scene. As of this writing, 2.51pm, the plane has not landed and can be seen circling in the distance. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “All emergency protocols are presently going into place including the... Read more of this article

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