Mail: "The Helicopter Squadron That Saves 300 Lives A Year"

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    The helicopter squadron that saves 300 lives a year: The Royal Navy Sea King crew who rescue stranded sailors, find missing walkers and can even deliver a baby | Mail Online
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2014
  2. That photo shows both squadrons my eldest boy worked on, 849 and 771 :)
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  3. Wrecker, they share the same dispersal at Culdrose again these days.

    Loving the typos though "putting the aircraft into the hanger" and "the Sikorsky Sea King" Close but not quite.

    Just annoyed I never got to do a proper draft down to 771.

    It was like that when I found it chief
  4. Hi dad!

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  5. exJenny

    exJenny War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    You have my sympathy JFH :(

    Just the thoughts of a blonde ex wren
  6. JFH, where's my chrissy pressy you tight git, and I want my car back!!
  7. Give me a chance, it's only January and as for the chevette, its still a good runner!

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  8. Chevette? bleedin' Chevette, it was a Vauxhall Viva when you "borrowed" it!, it was supposed to crash due to the dodgy brakes halfway to Culdrose so I could get the insurance money
  9. Sorry pops! :(

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  10. Kids today tsk, I blame the parents.....oh!!
  11. redmonkey

    redmonkey Badgeman Book Reviewer

    Beat me to it.

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