RAF Typhoon in precautionary landing at Aberdeen Airport

An RAF Typhoon was forced into a precautionary landing at Aberdeen Airport due to a technical issue.

Emergency services attended following the landing.

Fire engines were on the runway following the landing, with Aberdeen Airport and the MoD confirming that the plane, from RAF Lossiemouth, landed safely.

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The incident occurred during a training exercise.

A RAF spokesperson confirmed: “A Typhoon from RAF Lossiemouth on a routine training sortie had a technical issue leading to a precautionary landing at the nearest suitable airfield which was Aberdeen”

"The aircraft landed safely and the pilot is fine’