British Fighter Jets Escort Russian Bombers Away From Coast Of U.K.

February 19, 2015 7:58 PM

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In this photo provided by Britain's Royal Air Force, taken Oct. 29, 2014, a Russian military long-range bomber aircraft photographed by an intercepting RAF Typhoon flies in international airspace.

British fighter jets scrambled from their base on Wednesday after two Russian long-range bombers skirted the coast of Cornwall, in the southwest of England. The incident comes one day after British foreign secretary Michael Fallon warned about Russia's intentions in Europe.

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