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PremierLeague-News.Com - Cornwall - It's the second military plane spotted over Cornwall in two days
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Another huge military plane has been spotted circling a large area of the county this afternoon (June 22). The Airbus A-400 from the Royal Air Force was spotted flying low over the dunes in Newquay at around 1pm. The airplane is the most advanced, proven and certified airlifter available with 21st century state-of-the-art technologies. It has the capability to transport and deliver personnel and goods directly into theatres of operation. The plane, code named Ascot 487, looped around the RAF Brize Norton base in West Oxfordshire before flying down towards Cornwall, where it has been circling back and forth over a whole swathe of the county. It has been spotted flying low over Newquay and has done a large loop over the ocean. Read more:Huge RAF transporter plane spotted flying low over Cornwall According to flight-tracking website ADS-B Exchange, the aircraft made several large loops across the county, from the St Austell area across to the Newquay and Perranporth area. It has since started flying back towards RAF Brize Norton.
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Flight tracking website, ADS-B Exchange, shows the route the aircraft flew
(Image: ADS-B Exchange)
This is the second military plane spotted flying low over the county. Yesterday (June 21) the same model - A400 but in the Ascot 465 -travelled the same route from Brize Norton before flying in circles over RAF St Mawgan near Cornwall Airport Newquay, and out over the Atlantic Ocean. It was said to have landed at Perranporth Airfield. The huge military plane had people baffled and deafened as they wonder what it was doing flying so low over Cornwall, especially in the Perranporth area. One person even joked at the time: "It nearly blew out the flames on our barbecue." Want the latest news delivered straight to your inbox? Click here to sign up for Cornwall Live's newsletters.
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