Jets from RAF Coningsby fly at London Olympics closing ceremony

TYPHOON jets from RAF Coningsby flew to London for the 2012 Olympics closing ceremony last night (Sunday).

An RAF spokesman told The Standard their involvement was part of pre-planned air security measures for the Olympics.

Station commander, group captain ‘Sammy’ Sampson said: “The pilots and engineers here at Coningsby were proud to be playing their part last night, helping to ensure a safe and secure closure to the Olympic Games.”