Photographers called out for shutting down Royal Air Force training session

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Photographers called out for shutting down Royal Air Force training session
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Photographers called out for shutting down Royal Air Force training session

Much like the Blue Angels of the United State’s Navy and Marine Corps, the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Red Arrows is an acrobatic aircraft team that wows audiences across the UK with their impressive maneuvers and daredevil antics.
This past Friday, the RAF Red Arrows had to shut down a training session though when individuals taking photos put themselves in a risky location, endangering both their own lives, as well as those of the pilots.
During a training session in Lincolnshire, England was called to a halt when Air Traffic Control noticed multiple photographers in the center of the flightpath, attempting to capture images of the aerobatics team as they were flying directly overhead.

In a message posted to RAF’s official Twitter account, they said, ‘by doing so people are endangering themselves and others and ATC had no choice but to stop us, thereby curtailing crucial training for …

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  1. One of the strangest things I’ve ever heard. How can photographers endanger themselves or ‘others’. Are photographers supposed to shuffle left or right if a plane flies directly overhead?

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