Discussion in 'The Fleet Air Arm' started by scouse, May 4, 2013.
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Thought you might like this one:angel8:
And this one of ours:angel8:
Anyone got a pic of the tractor and Merlin hanging off the Lusty, think it was nr the ramp it went off. Met the chockhead involved last year.
yes this is the one , think the tracky is in Davey Jones locker
Another one of ours:angel8:
That's all folks:angel8:
They should stick to picking up the mail and let the tradesmen/women move them
Think the lift went down on its own during a re spot=D
Chock heads at play!
1969 HMS Eagle in the Moray Firth 800 sqdn Pilot Callow observer Law:angel8:
I remember on the Ark in 88 a Seaking (820) came into land on 5 spot and the chockheads had parked a Harrier (801) half a spot too close. Tail rotor across the top of the Harrier (got some photos somewhere)!!!
FDO resigned his commision shortly after.
Yep, it's usually resignation or promotion out of harms way. Not sure which is worse.
Was it the FDO or the normal L/Air director who landed , or gave the flag to land ?
Can't remember, however the FDO was and old soak and prob pissed at the time, and he was on watch.
Closed the deck for a few hours for one serious FOD Plod!
Was that early '70's of the coast of Norway?
Were you in 801 then, JFH? I remember that event, so that might mean we were 801 at the same time :shock:
I was a pinger in those days, after a spell on canberras I migrated to harriers in 94.
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