Last night, January 8th 2005, there was a programme on ITV1 here in the UK called "Ultimate Force" starring former Eastenders star Ross Kemp.the programme and the acting was absolutely awful and really was cringe worthy,however, this episode was worth seeing.The drama, based on a fictional "SAS" type force, was set around a hijacking of an airliner bound from LHR
. The a/c used was G-DPSP, an MYT DC-10. The whole thing was filmed on board and showed lots of outdoor shots etc. Im assuming it was all shot at Kemble where this bird is currently awaiting the scrapman. It looked like a very clean,modern aircraft, with all the MYT fittings still in place, the doors worked ie electric, all oxycrews were still in position, and I just think it is a shame that such a graceful aeroplane will never fly again. One thing that did surprise me was that there was an undefloor galley, as we saw the caterers load a trolley into the lift. I never knew they had the lower galley installed. Below is a picture of the aircraft at Kemble, and it has the fictional "Oriental Airways" livery applied.
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