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Photos/Video: Military Aircraft Landing At Airport

Photos/Video: Military Aircraft Landing At Airport

A total of eight US Marine Corps V22 Osprey military aircraft landed at the LF Wade International Airport this afternoon [Feb 28]. It is not unusual for military aircraft to stop off in Bermuda while en-route to other destinations. The 6-minute live video replay is below:In describing the plane, the US Air Force website says, “The CV-22 Osprey... Read more of this article

Photos: Military Plane Tire Ruptures On Landing

Photos: Military Plane Tire Ruptures On Landing

The airport’s airfield was shut down for approximately thirty minutes today [Feb 23] after the tire of an Egyptian Military C-130 aircraft ruptured while making a scheduled landing, resulting in “smoke and debris being scattered on the runway.” Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “At 10:20am... Read more of this article

Photos: RAF Military Jets & Tanker At Airport

Photos: RAF Military Jets & Tanker At Airport

Aircraft from the Royal Air Force [RAF] could be seen at the L.F. Wade International Airport today [Feb 22]. Recent visits have seen Typhoon fighter jets accompanied by A330 Voyager tankers as they travel from Lajes Air Base in Terceira, Azores on their way to the annual Red Flag Exercise in Las Vegas, Nevada where the exercise gives pilots the experience... Read more of this article

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