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Old 20 November 2015, 07:39   #1
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And Bogmonster is always telling us...

...that he has no chance of rescue if it all goes wrong!

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/b...-the-falklands

Its seems that there might be some good folk around if he really needs it!
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Old 20 November 2015, 08:19   #2
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Excellent bit of SAR work - very impressive to get the entire contingent off safely.
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Wonder if they'd scramble all that equipment for a single pleasure RIB? That would make you feel important.

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In fact I have a PLB precisely because if the sh hits the fan, there is not much between you and death except for a yellow Sea King, and I'd quite like it to turn up!

It was a damn good effort by all concerned, rescuing 347 people with NO injuries would be impressive anywhere. They were lucky it happened where it did though - if it had been 24hrs later, the outcome could have been very different.

The Gov.uk link doesn't talk about all the other parties involved and the logistics of finding accommodation for 347 people in a community of 2000 with one small hotel at twelve hours notice...
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