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Happy landing

Two Britons whose aircraft was forced down by a jet fighter after straying into Russian military airspace were last night preparing to fly home.

Russian authorities earlier said Cliff Davidson and Mark Graham Jeffreys would not be charged for encroaching on the Kaliningrad enclave, home of Russia's Baltic fleet. The Russians sent a fighter to bring the plane down after it was blown off-course by winds while flying over the Baltic en route to London. Kaliningrad is cut off from the rest of Russia and bordered by Lithuania and Poland.