Losses and Aviation Safety

Oh deer! Watch a family of deer having a near miss with two RAF Typhoon fighter jets

At 9:59 in the clip the animals can be spotted darting across the runway of RAF Coningsby after waiting for the perfect moment to cross.

Taken on May 15, 2020 at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, the dramatic video in this post shows the heart-stopping moment a family of deer had a near-miss with two Typhoon fighter jets.

At 9:59 in the clip in fact the animals can be spotted darting across the runway of RAF Coningsby after waiting for the perfect moment to cross.

According to Newsflare, all three roe deer escaped unharmed from their close encounter with the Typhoon fighter jets.

This print is available in multiple sizes from AircraftProfilePrints.com – CLICK HERE TO GET YOURS. Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 No. 29(R) Squadron, ZK308 / TP-V – 2014

RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire is one of two RAF Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) Stations which protect UK airspace (RAF Lossiemouth is the other). 

RAF Coningsby is home to two frontline, combat-ready squadrons and is the training station for Typhoon pilots.

Dario Leone

Dario Leone is an aviation, defense and military writer. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviation Geek Club” one of the world’s most read military aviation blogs. His writing has appeared in The National Interest and other news media. He has reported from Europe and flown Super Puma and Cougar helicopters with the Swiss Air Force.

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