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What Is Going On In This Picture?  
User currently offlinebwest From Belgium, joined Jul 2006, 1357 posts, RR: 4
Posted (4 years 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 13179 times:


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What a strange picture. There's obviously something on fire in the background, yet apart from a few people, the crowd seems to do their best to ignore it. And so does our cameraman, who instead focuses on the C-133. Anybody knows what was happening here?


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User currently offlineandz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8416 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (4 years 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 13134 times:
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It's obviously a public day at the base, maybe there was a fire fighting demonstration in progress, hence the smoke. There is definitely no panic.


After Monday and Tuesday even the calendar says WTF...
User currently offlineLHR380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (4 years 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 13086 times:

If its an air show, they may well have just done a fake bombing run or attack (They have done that at Waddington once or twice)

User currently offlineplanesailing From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 815 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 12295 times:

I presume this is some kind of Independence Day celebration looking at the date of the photograph.

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