The last RAF Tornado jets, which are being decommissioned at the end of
March after 40 years in service have left the British base at Akrotiri and
returned home to the UK for the last time.
The eight Tornadoes, the last three of which left Cyprus on Tuesday
evening, flew back to RAF Marham in Norfolk, the UK’s Press Association reported.
Five of the jets flew out on Monday and the other three on Tuesday. The
jets were being used in the campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq. They
were also used in the first Gulf War in the early 90s.
According to British... [
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