British and French jets have scrambled to the North Sea amid reports that Russian planes have entered the UK airspace.
The RAF Typhoon fighter jet is supporting Airbus Voyager plane deployed from Newcastle after 3pm today.
The French have also supported in the deployment supporting with a fighter jet.
RAF Fighter Jet deployed to a location over the northeast from near Newcastle just before 3pm. RAF say it is an ongoing military operation. pic.twitter.com/uKv0aKVwYl
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In total four jets were seen over the North Sea on mapping.
The RAF has declined to comment on the situation describing it as an ongoing military operation.