Canadian fighter planes land in formation at Leeds Bradford Airport

Plane spotters were treated to the sight of three Canadian Air Force fighter jets landing in formation on Saturday.

The Hornets on the runway (Andrew Easby)

The trio of F18 Hornets touched down at Leeds Bradford Airport to re-fuel at 11.30am.

They took off again at 1pm and headed for Iceland, where they will land again before returning to Canada.

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Photographer Andrew Easby captured these stunning shots of the visiting aircraft.

The aircraft on the approach
The three Hornet jets then left for Iceland
The F18s belong to the Canadian Air Force
The aircraft on the approach
The three Hornet jets then left for Iceland
The F18s belong to the Canadian Air Force