Residents warned about increased military aircraft activity

Residents are being warned about an increase in activity from military jets.

Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 11:28 am
A F-15E Strike Eagle of RAF Lakenheath's 48th Fighter Wing climbs into the blue (USAF photo by SA Trevor McBride) ANL-151125-100633001

A spokesman from RAF Lakenheath said communities in East Anglia and surrounding regions may notice increased noise from military aircraft as the 48th Fighter Wing conducts increased flying until Thursday.

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The spokesman said; “These operations demonstrate our capability to rapidly generate air response and provide aircrew and support personnel stationed at RAF Lakenheath the experience needed to maintain a ready force capable of ensuring the collective defense of the NATO alliance.

“The exercise does not include plans for low-altitude flying in the area. All training will be conducted in accordance with Ministry of Defence and U.K. airspace regulations.

“Please contact the MOD at [email protected] with any aircraft-related flying concerns.”