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#656294 - 21st Jan 2012 11:07am 2 Apache helicopters flying down the dee estuary
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Hi i saw 2 helicopters (i presume attack type gunship) flying low about 200ft along the promenade in Parkgate yesterday (20th Jan)about 1pm. Anyone got any idea why?

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#656327 - 21st Jan 2012 12:03pm Re: 2 Apache helicopters flying down the dee estuary [Re: mostynwilliams]
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no idea why but jealous of you for spotting them .

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#656333 - 21st Jan 2012 12:10pm Re: 2 Apache helicopters flying down the dee estuary [Re: stumpyduck]
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yeah it was a good sight. slightly sinister it was very low cloud at the time

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#656336 - 21st Jan 2012 12:16pm Re: 2 Apache helicopters flying down the dee estuary [Re: mostynwilliams]
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thay went rite past me flat in moreton yesterday amazin rite over the brick works


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#656374 - 21st Jan 2012 1:49pm Re: 2 Apache helicopters flying down the dee estuary [Re: Ducko]
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apparently they were flying south west over Hightown at about that time

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#656409 - 21st Jan 2012 3:45pm Re: 2 Apache helicopters flying down the dee estuary [Re: mostynwilliams]
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Gutted I missed them!! I love a bit of Ugly!! I wonder if it was one of my mates think
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#656434 - 21st Jan 2012 5:18pm Re: 2 Apache helicopters flying down the dee estuary [Re: mostynwilliams]
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Imagine if you where on the receiving end of their good News. In Kosovo the yanks have got about 50 black hawks now that's a sight!

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#656456 - 21st Jan 2012 5:33pm Re: 2 Apache helicopters flying down the dee estuary [Re: TheComputerLab]
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Imagine if you where on the receiving end of their good news. In Kosovo the yanks have got about 50 black hawks now that's a sight!

A mate has just sent me this picture - his friend took it from the Black Hawk he was flying in grin


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#656674 - 21st Jan 2012 11:06pm Re: 2 Apache helicopters flying down the dee estuary [Re: mostynwilliams]
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One hell of a machine that is.

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#657666 - 23rd Jan 2012 11:50pm Re: 2 Apache helicopters flying down the dee estuary [Re: mostynwilliams]
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quite fitting a pair of mosquito's flying round the marsh
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