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British fighter jets escorted Russian planes

British Typhoon fighter jets took to the air from the air base in Lossiemouth in Scotland, to accompany the "far Russian aircraft", according to the air force of the Kingdom.

It is noted that the aircraft did not go to the flight information UK to the North coast of Scotland, "the interception was not required".

Earlier it became known that three of the Tu-142 carried out planned flights over neutral waters of the Barents and Norwegian seas and North East Atlantic.

In some parts of the route Russian planes were escorted by Norwegian F-16 and F-35 aircraft.