Hungarian Gripens Alerted on Three Occasions Recently

  • 11 Apr 2022 1:18 PM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
Hungarian Gripens Alerted on Three Occasions Recently
Hungary’s Gripen jets were alerted on Sunday morning, as radar signalled an unidentified aircraft in the eastern border area at around 8 a.m., the Department of Defence announced.

Two fighter jets were ordered to take off but they found no unidentified aircraft in Hungary’s airspace.

The two planes remained airborne for a while for surveillance, and then returned to their base in Kecskemét.

This was not the only such alert recently, as there were two alerts within a short time on Friday afternoon.

One of these was due to a passenger plane flying from Moscow to Belgrade, which signalled a bomb alert to civilian air traffic control.

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