A huge search and rescue operation is underway after two RAF aircraft crashed in in the Moray Firth off Scotland. The RAF is co-ordinating the search and rescue from RAF Lossiemouth with help from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and the RNLI.
Buckie and Wick lifeboats have been launched to hunt the seas around the suspected crash site and an RAF helicopter has also been involved in the search for the aircraft and crew.
Crash: Two RAF planes have crashed in the Moray Firth off the Scottish coast. Pictured is a Tornado GR4 based at RAF Lossiemouth, believed to be of the type which crashed (file picture)
It is believed the planes which crashed are Tornado GR4s based at RAF Lossiemouth. It is thought that they may have collided in mid air.