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AVR
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aircrafts flying low over Ghent

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anybody an idea why many aircrafts are flying very low over the Ghent area? Since a couple of days, aircrafts are flying very visibly low to very low. Thanks for any explanation, just curious.

Xan
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Re: aircrafts flying low over Ghent

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Without details of what you saw it is hard to tell, but if you saw military aircraft like a C130 or a A400M flying past at very low altitude (1000ft), they were most likely part of the STORM TIDE 22, which is a large scale Non-combatant Evacuation Operation (NEO) military exercise running from 5 to 16 September.

More information about it can be found on the Facebook page of the Belgian Air Force as well as in Belgian newspapers.

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