Ares Games
Results 1 to 14 of 14

Thread: Sad news from RAF Conningsby

  1. #1

    Default Sad news from RAF Conningsby

    Sad news today - one of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Spitfires crashed, unfortunately killing the pilot.

    It looks as if it Is Spitfire LF IXe MK356. My condolences to the pilot's family.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englan...shire-69056052
    Run for your life - there are stupid people everywhere!

  2. #2

    Default

    Saw that, absolute tragedy.

    Never Knowingly Undergunned !!

  3. #3

    Default

    Oh my, thats tragic. Prayers to the family.

  4. #4

    CaptainChip's Avatar
    Users Country Flag


    Name
    Brian
    Location
    Pennsylvania
    Sorties Flown
    84
    Join Date
    May 2024

    Default

    Good god. I pray for the pilot and his family...

  5. #5

    Default

    Saddened to see this.
    Thanks for posting.

    Condolences to the pilot's family.

  6. #6

    Default

    Bad news indeed. As said already, prayers for the family.

  7. #7

    Default

    Tragic news.
    My prayers go out to the family and for the pilot.
    We were informed yesterday at our weekend Square Dance Campout, as the pilot was due to do a fly over for us. Our organiser was very cut up when he announced the tragedy as he had spoken to the pilot not long before to arrange the timings of the visit, and we could not understand why it had been cancelled until the Air Base contacted him.

    Rob.
    "Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death."

  8. #8

    Default

    Very sad indeed.
    Prayers for the pilot and his family.

    Karl
    It is impossible for a man to begin to learn what he thinks he knows. -- Epictetus

  9. #9

    Default

    Very saddening news.

    Condolences to the pilot, his family, and friends.
    I laugh in the face of danger - then I hide until it goes away!

  10. #10

    Default

    Saw that when I got in from Middle Wallop yesterday, tragic news, condolences to all involved. Looks like he just missed a residence, I wonder if that had a bearing on anything.

    Sapiens qui vigilat... "He is wise who watches"

  11. #11

    Default

    Oh, man. A terrible tragedy indeed.

  12. #12

    Default

    Yes, that certainly is tragic news. Condolences to all the pilot's family and friends and RIP the pilot

  13. #13

    Default

    RIP Sqn Ldr Mark Long - named as the pilot lost in this event.


    He was a Typhoon pilot at RAF Coningsby and for the last four years a pilot with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight [BBMF]. Described as a great friend, colleague, and a passionate, professional aviator, who will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

    Sapiens qui vigilat... "He is wise who watches"

  14. #14

    Default

    seems to be a spate of warbird crashes of late. condolences to his family and friend.



Similar Missions

  1. Some News, hopefully good news.
    By Lt. S.Kafloc in forum Officer's Club
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-30-2020, 02:49
  2. Ouch! Airplane magazine - good news and bad news.
    By Guntruck in forum Officer's Club
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 08-01-2014, 11:47
  3. Theres Good News & Bad News!
    By gully_raker in forum Officer's Club
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 03-31-2013, 23:46
  4. Series 1 Good News Bad News
    By David Manley in forum Officer's Club
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 01-28-2013, 07:09
  5. Good News, Bad News, Good News, Uncertain News
    By spin_doctor in forum Officer's Club
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 06-08-2012, 14:34

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •