Scoop Images: Young Men And Flying Machines
Images hot off the press from Suai - East Timor - showing the crews and pilots who conducted the UN staff rescue mission this week. Photos NZDF.
Four pilots with support personnel in front of Royal New Zealand Air Force Helicopter in Suai.
An Air Force Iroquois Helicopter taking off at Suai Airfield.
Major Lyndon Blanchard (NZ Army, seated) and Squadron Leader Mark Cook. (RNZ Air Force, standing) Major Blanchard had overall command of the evacuation mission to Atambua yesterday, and Sqn Ldr Cook is the commanding officer of the 3 Sqn Detatchment, and flew one of the Royal New Zealand Air Force helicopters yesterday.