Suspected hijack a scheduled flight: scramble for the Typhoon of 4° Stormo
Thursday, 4 September an aircraft of line, in flight on the route Lamezia Terme – Orio al Serio airport, tripped the alarm of "scramble” following a suspected hijack with threat of bomb aboard reported by the competent authority. The alarm has activated the air defense system by starting the procedure ‘scramble‘, or immediate takeoff of interceptor aircraft of aircraft’ Aeronautica Militare in alarm service nationwide.
At hours 22.14, the CAOC-TJ (Combined Air Operation Center in Torrejon) Agency NATO Section Manager, ordered the "scramble". The two destroyers Eurofighter Tyhoon from the parties’Grosseto airport in a few minutes, under the control of air defence radar provided by Aeronautica Militare, they performed the procedure of interception in contact with National governmental authority (NGA). Once you have verified the safe landing of the aircraft from the NGA, was told the order to return to base for the two Eurofighter of 4