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DC3 over Hereford

Old 4th Feb 2015, 07:43
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DC3 over Hereford

Last night,( 4th Feb) either side of 10 pm, what I am sure was a Dakota, established a racetrack pattern just to the West of Hereford, approx. along the river Wye, ie an East-West-West- East pattern of about six miles, and around 2500 to 3000 feet. Made at least four runs.
The aircraft was south of the circle on the map round a military establishment, and eventually departed east.


Any ideas, folks?


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Old 4th Feb 2015, 08:42
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Old 4th Feb 2015, 14:56
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It was a Russian Li-2 manned with sleeper 'Spetsnaz' agents sizing up the opposition before returning at a later date


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Old 4th Feb 2015, 20:14
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Looking at FR24, a Reconnaissance Ventures Cessna 402 was orbiting in the Ledbury area a little after 10pm yesterday, presumably doing some sort of survey.
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Yeap SAS. Has to be.
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Old 6th Feb 2015, 20:41
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treadigraph: Thanks. Aircraft back tonight as I type this, but I accept is probably the Cessna, not a Dak.


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Old 8th Feb 2015, 20:49
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