Military helicopters seen landing in South Shields

Two RAF helicopters have been seen landing in South Shields.

Friday, 24th August 2018, 1:29 pm
Updated Friday, 24th August 2018, 1:35 pm
Photos taken by reader Tony Carter showthe helicopters hovering above Temple Park.
Photos taken by reader Tony Carter showthe helicopters hovering above Temple Park.

Video footage captured by reader Tony Carter shows the military helicopters landing in Temple Park yesterday, leaving many residents in the area wondering what was going on.

Northumbria Police has confirmed that the RAF has been doing some military training, with the helicopters seen taking off and landing in different areas, including Sunderland.

Photos taken by reader Tony Carter showthe helicopters hovering above Temple Park.

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A spokeswoman for the police force said: “We understand that the RAF are doing some landing training.”

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Photos taken by reader Tony Carter showthe helicopters at Temple Park.
Photos taken by reader Tony Carter showthe helicopters at Temple Park.