13 Sep 1970 G-ASGN

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Rover75
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13 Sep 1970 G-ASGN

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A sad day, 43 years ago today G-ASGN was destroyed by terrorists at Dawsons Field....

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Re: 13 Sep 1970 G-ASGN

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Thank you for flagging this sad event up.

Best wishes.

Dave

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Sad in one way, there were some positives as well though: http://www.vc10.net/Memories/radio_development.html
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Re: 13 Sep 1970 G-ASGN

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Actually you were a day late, it was 12th sept 1970! same day as Concordes first landing at Heathrow. It was also my 1st birthday so the date is stuck fast in my memeory! My father was still flying them for BOAC at the time

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/date ... tember/12/

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Stewart wrote:Actually you were a day late, it was 12th sept 1970! same day as Concordes first landing at Heathrow. It was also my 1st birthday so the date is stuck fast in my memeory! My father was still flying them for BOAC at the time

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/date ... tember/12/
I know I can remember a few events from when I was 2 or 3. But I don't recall my first Birthday :lol:
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Re: 13 Sep 1970 G-ASGN

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vololiberista wrote:
Stewart wrote:Actually you were a day late, it was 12th sept 1970! same day as Concordes first landing at Heathrow. It was also my 1st birthday so the date is stuck fast in my memeory! My father was still flying them for BOAC at the time

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/date ... tember/12/
I know I can remember a few events from when I was 2 or 3. But I don't recall my first Birthday :lol:
vololiberista
Neither do I!, but I was reminded a few times on subsequent occasions!

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