Tornado’s last Hurrah!

MILITARY TORNADO GR4

On Saturday January 26, 2019, RAF Tornado GR4s carried out one of their last airstrikes against ISIS before redeployment to RAF Marham on February 4 and 5, 2019. During that mission ZG791/137 ASCOT 9951 and ZA463/028 ASCOT 9952 dropped two Paveway IVs and fired two Brimstone missiles at a large group of ISIS terrorists hiding in three small buildings in farmland near the village of Baghouz, Deir ez-Zor. Shortly after the Tornados’ attack, US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers flying from Al-Udeid Air Base bombed the site; 42 ISIS terrorists and 13 of their family members were killed.

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