An RAF serviceman’s mammoth attempt to pull a typhoon jet 100ft ended almost as soon as it started thanks to an unlucky injury.
Mangkhut weakened from a typhoon to a tropical storm as it moved deeper into southern China on Monday, leaving death and destruction from Hong Kong to the Philippines.
Typhoon Mangkhut has made landfall in southern China after lashing the northern Philippines.
At least 40 people, mostly gold miners, are feared to have been trapped in a landslide in The Philippines – and seven bodies have already been dug out by rescuers, police say.
Typhoon Mangkhut roared towards densely populated Hong Kong and southern China on Sunday after wreaking havoc across the northern Philippines and leaving at least 28 people dead.
Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the north-eastern coast of the Philippines on Saturday, its ferocious winds and blinding rain ripping off tin roof sheets and knocking out power.
Philippine authorities were evacuating thousands of people from the path of the most powerful typhoon this year, closing schools, readying bulldozers for landslides and placing rescuers and troops on full alert.
Authorities in the Philippines have begun evacuating thousands of people in the path of the most powerful typhoon this year.
The air force is poised to make a surprise return to a Moray military base – six years after moving out.
One of Japan’s busiest airports remains closed indefinitely a day after the strongest typhoon to hit Japan in at least 25 years caused at least 11 deaths as it swept across part of the country’s main island.
One of Japan’s busiest airports remains closed indefinitely after the strongest typhoon to hit the country in at least 25 years flooded a runway and damaged other infrastructure.
At least nine people have died after Typhoon Jebi, thought to be the worst storm in Japan since 1993, swept across part of the main island.
A powerful typhoon has slammed into western Japan, causing heavy rain to flood the region’s main international airport and strong winds to blow a tanker into a bridge.
A powerful typhoon has blown through western Japan, causing heavy rain to flood the region’s main offshore international airport and high winds to blow a tanker into a bridge, and leaving two people dead.
Air force’s top official says RAF Lossiemouth is at ‘heart of defence’ after Romanian intercept mission
The RAF’s most senior official says the actions of north-east personnel in Eastern Europe shows they are “ready to respond” to Russian threats.
They are most commonly seen travelling at supersonic speeds in the sky above the north-east.
Military chiefs have unveiled plans to spend £2billion developing a next generation fighter jet to replace the RAF Lossiemouth-based Typhoon fleet.
Fighter jets from the north-east have been deployed to Eastern Europe with orders to protect the area from Russian intrusions.
A flight simulator at RAF Lossiemouth has been doubled in size in order to recreate more complex missions.
Firms are being scrambled to bid for the £100million contract for the overhaul of a north-east military base.
Fighter jets from a military base in the north of Scotland have been chosen to feature on a set of stamps to celebrate the centenary of the RAF.
An investigation has revealed that a jet fighter and a civilian aircraft came within a couple of hundred feet of each other over Caithness.
Top gun pilots from RAF Lossiemouth are taking part in a massive aerial combat exercise in America.
Emotional scenes marked the end of the last Tornado fleet in Scotland yesterday.
Top guns from RAF Lossiemouth have brought Islamic State to breaking point after a series of strikes aimed at liberating the terrorist group's last stronghold in Iraq.
A huge revamp of a Moray airbase to make it ready for a fleet of new maritime patrol aircraft could start as early as next year.
Fighter jets have bombed a high-level terrorist meeting this week as the RAF continues the fight in Iraq and Syria.
Typhoon jets have returned to Kinloss for the first time since the RAF base closed five years ago.
The UK Government has given its clearest hint yet that it plans to station a dozen more Typhoon jets at RAF Lossiemouth - and bring an extra 400 personnel to the base.
A multimillion-pound revamp of the Moray airbase which is home to three squadrons of Typhoon fast-jets has been completed.
Talk about low flying aircraft!
Prime Minister David Cameron has praised RAF Lossiemouth pilots as being “more than capable” of protecting UK air space from any threats posed by Russia .