The comrades of a fallen Royal Marine in Afghanistan
strapped themselves to the weapons-support wings of an Apache
helicopter Monday in a dramatic recovery, seen on video which continues to amaze
people around the world.
Search And Rescue Ops Underway For Three Missing
A search-and-rescue operation was underway Saturday to locate
three missing sailors following the crash of a Navy MH-60S Friday,
50 miles off the California coast. A fourth sailor died while being
treated on the USS Bonhomme Richard, after being pulled alive from
It's A Plane, And It's Landing Here On The Highway!
A 1976 twin-engine Piper Aztec on a test flight from Fort Pierce
to St. Petersburg, FL, made an emergency landing on I-75 Friday
after both engines lost power, according to television station
Tampa Bay 10.
"I don't think it was heroic or dangerous in any way.
At the end of the day it's our job to do things like
Source: Gary Robinson, one of four Royal
Marines who participated in a daring rescue and recovery mission
Monday in Afghanistan. The four strapped themselves to the weapons
support pylons of two Apache helicopters to ride into a combat
zone, to retrieve the body of a fallen comrade.
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1919
Issue Date: January 26, 2007 at 2202 UTC
Location: Peoria, Illinois
Beginning Date and Time: January 30, 2007 at 1435 UTC
Ending Date and Time: January 30, 2007 at 1920 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very
Important Person) Movement
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A