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Old 12th Jan 2021, 22:09
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air pig
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Originally Posted by Non Linear Gear View Post
Question is, What was it doing flying into UK airspace without a known flight plan or communications with ATC? I hope the owners get billed the cost of the QRA shout. Travel into this country is essential work only, not leisure. If it is not for business reasons inside the government restrictions.
They will be billed according to a pilot colleague as one day we were flying a fixed wing aeromedical flight from Europe to the UK, he called me up to the front and said a well known airline had an aircraft with two Typhoons sat off their wings some miles ahead and it was going to cost the airline a lot of money unless it was a system failure. Knowing the airline it was probably the pilots who were going to be paying and I suspect a short sharp interview with the CAA.
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