Commercial flight intercepted by a mysterious military plane (see video)
France, June 9, 2011
A passenger of VY8366 flight from Vueling Airline managed to get a video where you can see the mysterious approach of a military plane, whose pilot then started taking pictures.
The curious incident occurred on May 27 when the flight en route Malaga-Amsterdam. The passenger watched the beautiful sunset when suddenly notice that a fighter Mirage 2000C of the French army is approaching fast.
The video already toured the world and so far was seen by at least 500,000 people on YouTube.
Aviation experts said that this is a routine procedure that provides for the Chicago convention, when a plane loses all communication with the control tower. Vueling’s flight had this problem, so the plane approached that way.