It was maybe not a good idea to plan a drill with the French Air Force over south of Paris on 9/11.
This Saturday in the middle of the afternoon, a plane which looked like an airliner was observed at very low altitude escorted by a fighter plane.
It actually was a French Air Force A330 MRTT Phenix, escorted by a Rafale fighter jet.
The Prime Minister Jean Castex and the Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly were on board the A330 MRTT
The head of government participated in this “refueling” exercise from Istres Air Base in south of France, not supposed to be a simulated interception.
The A330 MRTT Phenix was escorted by a Rafale fighter jet to Vélizy-Villacoublay Air Base.