Scramble over northern Italy

This morning, around 09.30 CEST, a couple of Italian Air Force Eurofighter was scrambled from Grosseto AB to intercept a TradeAir Airbus A320 (9A-BTI) that had lost radio contact with the ATC (Air Traffic Control) as it flew from Stockholm to Rome Fiumicino .

The scramble order was issued by Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC) –Torrejon (Spain), the NATO headquarters in charge of surveillance in that area, while the Italian Air Force Air Defence and Surveillance System’s Operations Room provided control over the operation.

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