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escorted low flying passenger plane over Munich

Old 18th Aug 2020, 08:15
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escorted low flying passenger plane over Munich

A passenger plane escorted by 4 military fighter jets just (literally ~ 5 minutes ago, around 10:10 am local time) passed extremely low over Munich (sorry for the imprecise report - uneducated eyes here).

Anyone know why?
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Old 18th Aug 2020, 10:32
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Could it have been a tanker with 4 fighter jets shadowing it ? It wouldn't make much sense to intercept and escort a rogue aircraft over a large population. It might also have been a tribute to someone/something. Were the fighter in a tight formation of sorts ?
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Old 18th Aug 2020, 11:15
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I know that it from the Daily Wail, but this should answer your question

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...eath-camp.html
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Old 18th Aug 2020, 11:36
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Whatever we can say about the DM and it's antics, the photos are always plentiful and colourful. A strange choice of lead aircraft by the Israelis.
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Old 18th Aug 2020, 11:39
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Whatever we can say about the DM and it's antics, the photos are always plentiful and colourful. A strange choice of lead aircraft by the Israelis.
A Learjet according to the DM!
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Old 19th Aug 2020, 06:40
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The two 707s would have been interesting.
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Old 19th Aug 2020, 06:50
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We've found three dispatch able typhoons in the Luftwaffe inventory ... now that's news!
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Old 19th Aug 2020, 08:11
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Originally Posted by lowfield heath View Post
A Learjet according to the DM!
Easier to spell than Nahshon Eitam.
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Old 19th Aug 2020, 08:34
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I have to say I didn't recognise that as a Gulfstream at all and the wing platform should have been a giveaway!
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