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Old 10th Jan 2023, 18:43
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Capt Ian Welsh

Regret to report that Capt Ian Welsh, Formerly AAC, North Midlands Helicopter Support Unit & Derbyshire, Rutland & Leicestershire Air Ambulance Pilot, passed away last week.
In 2006, Ian fought quite a battle - firstly with Stage 4 Bowel cancer and later with the CAA to get his single pilot ticket back, managing to overturn a 5 year "as or with a co-pilot" restriction and continuing to fly as an Air Ambulance Pilot until he reached the age of 60.

RIP Mate.
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Old 10th Jan 2023, 19:48
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Extremely saddened to hear that. Ian was a real gent.

I worked with him at RAF Shawbury and later at North Mids. I helped as far as I could with his return to flying after his cancer battle.

RIP.
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Old 10th Jan 2023, 20:35
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The Wookie??
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Sorry to hear this. Although we never served together we both flew for the same unit. My sincere condolences to Ian’s family.
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The Wookie??
I thought the wookie was Walsh not Welsh - if it is him then he is a sad loss RIP.
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​​​if it is him then he is a sad loss RIP.​ ​​​
But if it isnít him, itís not?
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Originally Posted by MightyGem
The Wookie??
No, not the Wookie, he was Walsh.

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Originally Posted by Nescafe
But if it isnít him, itís not?
You know that is unfair - I know Mr Walsh but I didn't know Mr Welsh - I'm sure he is a sad loss to friends and family.
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Old 11th Jan 2023, 09:36
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Originally Posted by FloaterNorthWest
No, not the Wookie, he was Walsh.
Thanks. Always mixing those names up.
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Old 28th Feb 2023, 09:42
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Capt Ian Welsh

Ian was my brother, and I would like to contact someone who has more information about his date of death and where he was, since he was not in touch with me or his brother, Alasdair. Thanks Alison


QUOTE=Fortyodd2;11363595]Regret to report that Capt Ian Welsh, Formerly AAC, North Midlands Helicopter Support Unit & Derbyshire, Rutland & Leicestershire Air Ambulance Pilot, passed away last week.
In 2006, Ian fought quite a battle - firstly with Stage 4 Bowel cancer and later with the CAA to get his single pilot ticket back, managing to overturn a 5 year "as or with a co-pilot" restriction and continuing to fly as an Air Ambulance Pilot until he reached the age of 60.

RIP Mate.[/QUOTE]
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Old 1st Mar 2023, 07:15
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You have been messaged.
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Fortyodd2, unfortunately Acterhaar doesn't have the required ten posts for the message system to work.
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Message was received, responded to and acterhaar has the information she requested.
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Mods at work in the background? Good to hear.
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Sorry to hear. Ian was a real gent, who I remember from Bond Longside days. Commiserations to all concerned.
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