Eagle-eyed plane spotters might just have caught a glimpse of the Avro Vulcan XH558 on its ‘Cold War Tour’ of England at around 3.45pm this afternoon.
The jet-powered bomber headed towards Grantham en route between RAF Cottesmore and RAF Waddington towards the end of its near two-hour flight.
But it skirted west of the town rather than east as was proposed in the flight plan – presumably as it was running slightly behind schedule.
Journal sports editor John Burgess managed to snap a couple of shots on full zoom from the top floor of St Peter’s House, as the Vulcan flipped its delta wings tantalising at Grantham’s town centre.
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