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Photos/Video: RAF Typhoons Land In Bermuda

Photos/Video: RAF Typhoons Land In Bermuda

Four Royal Air Force [RAF] typhoons and a Voyager tanker landed at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport this afternoon [Jan 16], with light rain falling as the planes touched down. Bernews understands the planes are scheduled to stay overnight, and due to depart tomorrow. The 2-minute live video replay is below:It is not unusual for military... Read more of this article

C-130 Diverts To Island Due To Engine Failure

C-130 Diverts To Island Due To Engine Failure

A C-130 military aircraft with diverted to Bermuda today [Jan 3] due to engine failure. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said they were contacted by New York Air Traffic Control reporting that a C-130 military aircraft with 12 persons on-board was diverting to Bermuda due to engine failure. “BMOC pages local Emergency services... Read more of this article

US Air Force Plane Doing ‘Touch & Go Practice’

US Air Force Plane Doing ‘Touch & Go Practice’

The L.F. Wade International Airport continues to host unusual visitors, with today [Dec 12] seeing a 757 US Air Force plane visit, doing what officials described as “routine touch and go practice.” Yesterday the airport first welcomed Bermudian pilot Finnie Holder who flew the JetBlue flight from Boston into the island, and later that evening... Read more of this article

Airport Waives Fees For Hurricane Relief Flights

Airport Waives Fees For Hurricane Relief Flights

Bermuda’s airport received two Royal Air Force aircraft over the weekend, which then deployed south in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, with Skyport waiving all normal passenger fees and airport charges for landing, parking and overnight stays. The first of the two aircraft arrived last Thursday evening from Newfoundland and flew to the Caribbean... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Military Planes Land In Bermuda

Photos & Video: Military Planes Land In Bermuda

[Updated with video] This afternoon [Jan 13] aircraft from the Royal Air Force [RAF] landed at LF Wade International Airport including an A330 Voyager tanker and 4 Typhoon fighter jets, 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: Two Osprey Aircraft At Bermuda Airport

Photos: Two Osprey Aircraft At Bermuda Airport

Two Osprey aircraft  landed at the LF Wade International Airport today [Dec 12] with the reason for their visit unclear, however it is not unusual for military aircraft to stop off in Bermuda while en-route to other destinations. In describing the plane, the US Air Force website says, “The CV-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that combines... Read more of this article

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