RAF scramble two fighter jets to intercept French aircraft over English Channel

Two typhoons have been scrambled
Two typhoons have been scrambled

Two RAF fighter jets have been scrambled to intercept a French aircraft over the English Channel.

The two Typhons were scrambled from RAF Coningsby airbase to intercept a French aircraft over the Channel this afternoon.

The aircraft was said to have suffered a loss of communication with air traffic control.

More to follow.