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Ken Sherwood

Old 1st Aug 2019, 20:09
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Ken Sherwood

One of the nicest guys ever has succumbed to pancreatic cancer. RIP mate - what a star.
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Old 2nd Aug 2019, 00:23
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Yep top guy, RIP Ken.
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Old 2nd Aug 2019, 01:21
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Heartfelt condolences to Ken's Family and Friends. Ken was an absolute gentleman, an excellent aviator and a great Friend for those that were privileged to know him.
RIP Ken; you've left us too soon.
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Old 2nd Aug 2019, 07:08
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My condolences to Ken’s family. An absolute gentleman and a talented aviator that I was privileged to have flown with many times on the 744. Always ready with a smile and banter, he will be missed. God speed Ken.
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Old 2nd Aug 2019, 08:30
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My condolences to Kens family and friends. He would always help out if anyone needed any sort of assistance and I am inspired by his fight against his cancer for so long.
RIP Ken
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Old 2nd Aug 2019, 11:06
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Ken was a consummate professional and also just a really nice bloke. I had many trips down route from the Fragrant Harbour with Captain Sherwood and enjoyed every one of them. Very sad day.
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Old 2nd Aug 2019, 16:29
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Very sorry to hear this. Spent many a late night in the old Dakota bar with Ken cooling heels and sorting out the world’s problems. I trust he’s in a far better place now. God speed.
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Old 3rd Aug 2019, 03:40
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Absolutely devastating news , my deepest sympathies to his family . Ken was one of the best, a consummate pilot and a wonderful person
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Old 3rd Aug 2019, 06:29
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What a great guy! RIP Ken
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Old 3rd Aug 2019, 07:12
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God speed Ken. Enjoyed the opportunity to converse recently. RIP....you will be greatly missed. Deepest condolences to his family.
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Old 4th Aug 2019, 00:06
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Flew with him on the Jumbo, great guy and excellent captain. I particularly remember his thick scottish accent and sense of humor.
Too soon of course but wishing him well in the eternal skies.
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Old 4th Aug 2019, 09:02
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Agree with all the above. Very nice guy. RIP Ken.
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Old 4th Aug 2019, 11:05
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Very sad day. One of life’s gents. RIP Ken
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Old 4th Aug 2019, 14:32
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RIP Ken. A very sad day indeed.
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Old 28th Jul 2020, 10:42
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One year on.
R.I.P. Ken.
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Old 28th Jul 2020, 13:39
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Originally Posted by Jn14:6 View Post
One year on.
R.I.P. Ken.
Amen. A thoroughly decent man.
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Old 29th Jul 2020, 01:45
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When they teach CRM, they should use Ken as an example of how to be a captain.
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