Old 22nd Nov 2009, 12:02
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Trash 'n' Navs
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: UK (reluctantly)
Posts: 251
Norfolk Hawk
as a person that lives here on Norfolk Island who watched all 3 missed approaches and listened to all the coms, and pretty well everything else
Can you shed some light on how events unfolded that night? I've heard reference to 3 approaches, but I've also seen a mention of 6 - can you confirm? Were comms difficult that night?

No doubt about it, putting the SAR boat through 3m waves through the gap in the reef is no mean feet in itself and should be recognised. As always though, it's the humble volunteers that save the day who go unrecognised by the media.
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