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Lost of RAF Nimrod MR2
« on: September 04, 2006, 04:27:36 PM »
14 British serviceman lost during operations after the crash of a RAF Nimrod MR2, a very sad day for the families and the RAF.
They served their Country to the fullest. May they rest in piece.


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Re: Lost of RAF Nimrod MR2
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2006, 05:43:37 PM »
Rest in piece...

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Re: Lost of RAF Nimrod MR2
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2006, 10:58:57 AM »
@mfg495......some more info about that tragedy..........

R.I.P.......

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Re: Lost of RAF Nimrod MR2
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2006, 01:14:54 PM »
@mfg495......some more info about that tragedy..........

R.I.P.......

Here is a link to the UK MoD site with info on the crash Nimrod Crash

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Re: Lost of RAF Nimrod MR2
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2006, 01:58:24 PM »
we must wait for official report.......do you know how many NIMROD MR2 or NIMROD MRA4.....operate in Astan...... :msn_think:

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Re: Lost of RAF Nimrod MR2
« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2006, 03:45:06 PM »
we must wait for official report.......do you know how many NIMROD MR2 or NIMROD MRA4.....operate in Astan...... :msn_think:

Unsure about numbers, it's not the sort of information they give out.

Go to the following link to see about the MRA4 Nimrod MRA4

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Re: Lost of RAF Nimrod MR2
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2006, 04:27:58 PM »
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Go to the following link to see about the MRA4 Nimrod MRA4
.......the future is now Nimrod MRA4.....According to most sources the Nimrod MRA4 is 95% new by value.....

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Re: Lost of RAF Nimrod MR2
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2006, 06:40:03 PM »


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KINLOSS, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 12: The C17 transport aircraft bearing the bodies comes in to land above a fleet of Nimrod's at RAF Kinloss on September 12, 2006 in Kinloss, Scotland. The 14 British servicemen were killed when the Nimrod aircraft they were traveling in crashed in Afghanistan earlier this month. Normally British servicemen and women who are killed abroad are brought back to RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. But after discussions between military chiefs and politicians it was decided the Nimrod crew should be landed at Kinloss due to their extensive connections with the area. (Photo by Andrew Milligan/Pool/Getty Images)



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KINLOSS, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 12: The bearer parties march past a Nimrod at RAF Kinloss on September 12, 2006 in Kinloss, Scotland. The 14 British servicemen were killed when the Nimrod aircraft they were traveling in crashed in Afghanistan earlier this month. Normally British servicemen and women who are killed abroad are brought back to RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. But after discussions between military chiefs and politicians it was decided the Nimrod crew should be landed at Kinloss due to their extensive connections with the area. (Photo by Andrew Milligan/Pool/Getty Images)



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KINLOSS, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 12: The coffin containing Joseph David Windall of the Royal Marines is carried from a C17 plane at RAF Kinloss on September 12, 2006 in Kinloss, Scotland. He was one of 14 British servicemen killed when the Nimrod aircraft they were traveling in crashed in Afghanistan earlier this month. Normally British servicemen and women who are killed abroad are brought back to RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. But after discussions between military chiefs and politicians it was decided the Nimrod crew should be landed at Kinloss due to their extensive connections with the area. (Photo by Andrew Milligan/Pool/Getty Images)



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KILNOSS, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 12: The coffin containing Joseph David Windall of the Royal Marines is carried from a C17 plane at RAF Kinloss on September 12, 2006 in Kilnoss, Scotland. He was one of 14 British servicemen killed when the Nimrod aircraft they were traveling in crashed in Afghanistan earlier this month. Normally British servicemen and women who are killed abroad are brought back to RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire but after discussions between military chiefs and politicians it was decided the Nimrod crew should be landed at Kinloss due to their extensive connections with the area. (Photo by Andrew Milligan/Pool/Getty Images)



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KINLOSS, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 12: The Duke of Edinburgh (left) arrives at the ceremony for the 14 British servicemen killed, accompanied by Kinloss Station Commander Group Captain Chris Birks at RAF Kinloss on September 12, 2006 in Kinloss, Scotland. The British servicemen were killed when the Nimrod aircraft they were traveling in crashed in Afghanistan earlier this month. Normally British servicemen and women who are killed abroad are brought back to RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. But after discussions between military chiefs and politicians it was decided the Nimrod crew should be landed at Kinloss due to their extensive connections with the area. (Photo by Andrew Milligan/Pool/Getty
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