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Low Flying Bomber--Irby #1019641
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WTF might have been more appropriate. Just stepped out into garden and thought a helicopter was about to crash or try and land in park. Heard it go round again and then saw a very low flying second world war plane--bomber. Scared the proverbial.. Presume there must be a show on somewhere. Looked a bit small for a Lancaster but that sort of shape

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One yesterday and two today flying down the Mersey. Hmmmm


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Portrush air show ????

Could it be heading over to me??

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RAF cut backs?

Keep your ears open lolipop

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Maybe to do with the Southport airshow,on today & tomorrow.I've seen the jets a few times,they practice take offs from John Lennon airport


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Battle of Britain flight Lancaster bomber
flew over Wirral this PM before and after
Southport Air Show.

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Originally Posted by Wally1
Battle of Britain flight Lancaster bomber
flew over Wirral this PM before and after
Southport Air Show.


Thanks wally..certainly very impressive at that height.

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Bugger---just came over again above the back garden--couldn't get camera out fast enough as it circled and went back to southport. Must have dropped its payload over Birkenhead!

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I was in New Brighton when it flew over today,it came over Morrisons,flew over the prom& disapeared by the flats.it would have gone by the time I got my phone out & sorted plus I had the dog,very impressive sight though


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One would have to ask, what is it doing in your neck of the woods, Fish ?


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I saw it too as I was driving around the roundabout going towards Heswall . Frightened me too .


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Originally Posted by granny
One would have to ask, what is it doing in your neck of the woods, Fish ?



Think the kids must have left the landing light on

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Originally Posted by fish5133
Originally Posted by granny
One would have to ask, what is it doing in your neck of the woods, Fish ?



Think the kids must have left the landing light on

Hahahaha laugh

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Couple of photos, one out
to sea and the other over
Southport...

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imagine how the Germans must have felt.

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