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User currently offlineTheSorcerer From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2005, 1048 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1134 times:

http://images.google.co.uk/imgres?im...um%3D10%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26sa%3DN

Looks like the Harrier was doing some low altitude flying and the drop tank "came off", supposedly the pilot didn't jettison it.
Think this will bring an end to low level training in that area?
thanks
Dominic


ALITALIA,All Landings In Torino, All Luggage In Athens ;)
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User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 1, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 1107 times:

the tank fell off? unfortunate incident, I suppose. If the tank was not empty, it could have exploded when hitting the ground, injuring the man.

I was wondering about the tank itself. Not too sure what RAF Harrier aircraft specification in this situation


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