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Apache Activity

Old 4th Jun 2020, 20:53
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Apache Activity

There was significant Apache helicopter activity today (4 June 2020) around Wappenham/Helmdon area in Northamptonshire. Very low level and 4 or 5 aircraft. Late afternoon to about 2100.
Any explanation?

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Old 4th Jun 2020, 21:57
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I've seen 2 Apaches heading east at low level over Wixams (3m S of Bedford) on the last 3 evenings at around 6 or 7pm, plus an extra single this evening at aronud 9pm.
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Old 5th Jun 2020, 01:03
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Old 5th Jun 2020, 13:32
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Originally Posted by Arfur Dent View Post
There was significant Apache helicopter activity today (4 June 2020) around Wappenham/Helmdon area in Northamptonshire. Very low level and 4 or 5 aircraft. Late afternoon to about 2100.
Any explanation?
A lot of activity over the south east over the last week too.
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Old 5th Jun 2020, 19:17
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Pairs of them around Bicester, along with Ospreys
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Old 6th Jun 2020, 11:31
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Old 6th Jun 2020, 12:05
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A pair came over my place in S Norfolk at treetop height and spent the next 45 minutes tooling around at medium level towards Bungay, I imagine shooting trucks and speeding motorcycles off the A143. (Hope so anuway)

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