Two low-flying jets whizzed over Armagh earlier this afternoon (Monday) causing quite the stir.
It’s the second time in a week this has happened, with many surprised at just how low they got.
Some suggestions that the ‘fighter jets’ are in place for the visits of Prime Minister Theresa May and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who are in Belfast holding talks at Stormont in a bid to help end the political stalemate in Northern Ireland.
The high-profile political duo arrived at Stormont House before lunchtime.
However, it currently remains a mystery as to why they were flying above our heads..
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Karen Bradley and Prime Minister Theresa May sit down with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Simon Coveney ahead of meetings with Northern Ireland political parties. pic.twitter.com/uSvSIYhD9D
— Northern Ireland Office (@NIOgov) February 12, 2018
— Esther Irwin (@EstherIrwin02) February 12, 2018
— Shirlie Murtagh (@shirliemu) February 12, 2018
Is the PM accompanied by a fighter jet which just did the low level pass over my house in Armagh?
— Aidan Murphy (@aidanpmurphy) February 12, 2018
The jets were spotted at different parts of Northern Ireland, even as far north as Dervock in Co Antrim.
It’s not everyday that you see two fighter jets flying a few hundred feet over Dervock. Impressive machines.
— Dave Magill (@davemagill) February 12, 2018
And in Belfast..
2 fighter jets just flew above my house side by side and my god what a sight..last time i saw one was at peak district when i was driving a boat..i love them! I wanna fly one!! #sight
— Eric Cheung (@Fat4y) February 12, 2018
Anyone know why two fighter jets just flew over Toome? Should I go to my fallout shelter?
— Paul Grant (@paulgrant20131) February 12, 2018