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Old 03-05-2016, 15:57
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What's going on? Since about midday two military jets have been going over the Port every couple of minutes... Over the mountains from Formentor. Not knowing what was happening I seriously thought at first an airline plane was about to crash! The noise is very loud and quite scary. Also helicopters have been flying low the bay. Not sure if the rumours of a G8 summit in Formentor are true or not?

Update @ 16.53 everything appears to have finally stopped
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Apparently it's the European Air Chiefs Conference (EURAC) at the Hotel Formentor.
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Apparently it's the European Air Chiefs Conference (EURAC) at the Hotel Formentor.

Thanks sunnyboy. Now I know I'm not diving for cover every few minutes
They've literally just started flying over again, but I'm used to it now
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That might also explain why there were so many Guardia Civil about on the front this morning .
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That might also explain why there were so many Guardia Civil about on the front this morning .
Hopefully they would have used the ring road
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Crisis ? Wot (sic) crisis ?
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They were buzzing around early this morning .
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The EURAC summit is dated 4th - 8th May.
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They were buzzing around early this morning .
Might be more buzzing to come -
EURAC 2016 :: Air Demo
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Love watching the planes flying low over the bay and mountains, was used to it when i lived in the SW of England because the RAF/RN used the area for low flying training all the time. The pilots must have nerves of steel .
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As much as I love the sea plane flying over the bay and doing their low approaches from behind the apartments, but I'm always in two minds about it when it comes to safety, especially in high season.

Never mind a fighter plane ...
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Love watching the planes flying low over the bay and mountains, was used to it when i lived in the SW of England because the RAF/RN used the area for low flying training all the time. The pilots must have nerves of steel .
We had the same where we are...hills and valleys for training..and when the hercules used to come over 😱😱 !!!
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We live under the Heathrow flight path, everyday is an air show for us!!
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