At 08:30 (local time) this morning, two Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon were scrambled from Grosseto Air Base to intercept an Ukranian Vulkan Air Antonov An-26.

The aircraft was flying from Tanger to Rome FCO. The aircraft (reg. UR-CQD) lost radio contact with ATC.

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The Antonov was escorted during the landing in Rome FCO.

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