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RAF C17 Evacuates Brits from South Sudan

Old 19th Dec 2013, 18:39
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RAF C17 Evacuates Brits from South Sudan

Great skills, well done all on board. Good team effort

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/r...om-south-sudan
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Old 19th Dec 2013, 18:45
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Impressive.

Another example of training paying off with the
short landing on a blocked runway.
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Old 19th Dec 2013, 20:51
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Well done lads, once more the "Truckies" show how it's done. Respect to all, have a great holiday.

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Have some friends out there - many thanks to 99 and BZZ for getting them out. Dreadful situation after so much hope in the creation of South Sudan.

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Old 20th Dec 2013, 11:58
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..not forgetting the Rock Apes - must be a very delicate situation to be in.
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Or the rest of those involved

Itís not just the aircrew but the RAF Regiment who provided protection on the ground, the movers who helped get the passengers on board, the medics and the engineers, all of them have all performed brilliantly and Iím extremely proud of them.
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Old 21st Dec 2013, 08:32
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November 4 I think the well done all on board covered them...
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Yes Blue Bottle had it covered first time.
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Old 21st Dec 2013, 10:53
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21 Dec Just in, US flight fired on - injuries reported!!!

21 Dec Just in, US flight fired on - injuries reported!!!

BBC News - S Sudan evacuation flight 'fired on'

Hope none too serious

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Old 21st Dec 2013, 17:08
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Great effort for the crew who landed on the 20th as well, especially positioning onto short finals, ATC were beyond overloaded, the place was a nightmare. I hope your departure was less eventful.
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Old 21st Dec 2013, 23:51
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Looks like the picture they've used to head the BBC article is from one of the UK flights given the uniforms.

Hope those on board the the 22s are OK.
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South Sudan: Second group of Britons evacuated from war-torn country by military plane - Mirror Online

182 on board! What a result.
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Old 22nd Dec 2013, 15:42
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On-board picture of the C17

South Sudan Conflict: Last UK Airlift Mission
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