Aviation Photo #1044436 Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R1 (801) - UK - Air Force

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Ditched into the sea at Moray Firth after an engine fire on 15-May-1995. The incident was infamously relayed to TV audiences via the rescue helicopters, who were at the scene of the incident before the Nimrod. All crew survived, and the joke persists that they barely got their feet wet before being rescued! Wreckage fished out of the sea and preserved at AeroVenture (South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum). Some say the demonic registration foretold trouble...
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    Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R1 (801)
    Hawker Siddeley HS-801 Nimrod
    Hawker Siddeley HS-801 Nimrod
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    XW666
    Doncaster
    England
    United Kingdom
    April 8, 2006
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