Different USAF aircraft left this morning the United Kingdom southbound, probably on route to Middle East.
This morning we’ve tracked one of USAF C-17 in flight from USA to Iraq: the United States will send approximately 750 troops to the Middle East “in response to recent events in Iraq,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced Tuesday.
This morning we’ve tracked following aircraft leaving UK (RAF Mildenhall):
- 3x USAF Lockeed Martin MC-130J (10-5714, 11-5731, 13-5786)
- 3x USAF Bell Boeing CV-22B (06-0033, 12-0063, 10-0052)
Hercules are landed around 17:30 CET in Istres AB southern France, near Marseille (probably for a technical stop).