This is why a giant military plane has been flying low over Leeds Bradford Airport

A giant military plane has been spotted (and heard) flying low over Leeds today.

Friday, 16th October 2020, 1:25 pm
The RAF C-17 Globemaster aircraft (Photo: RAF Brize Norton)

The plane is a RAF C-17 Globemaster aircraft from RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.

It has made multiple approaches to Leeds Bradford Airport throughout the morning and into the afternoon as part of essential training.

The RAF regularly uses Leeds Bradford Airport for training exercises.

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It has made multiple approaches to Leeds Bradford Airport throughout the morning (Photo: Flightradar24,com)

The C-17 Globemaster was photographed by eagle-eyed Yorkshire Evening Post readers back in May.

RAF Brize Norton tweeted this morning: "This morning/afternoon, our C-17 Globemaster aircraft is expected to be operating in the vicinity of Leeds-Bradford, whilst engaged in essential training."

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