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RAF surveillance planes grounded due to technical issues
London, United Kingdom - The aircraft have been suspended pending further investigation
A squadron of seven Boeing Sentry E-3D surveillance aircraft (one of the most well-known AWACS aircraft currently in service and with the largest number produced) was grounded due to a technical issue which was discovered on one of the craft. The airplanes, based at RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, should not affect the operational capability of the UK's radar system which will continue to be guaranteed...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency