Fly past?

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stitch Tuesday 24 April 2012 6.02pm
Hi, I saw a large plane being flanked by two small jets at about 17:45. They flew over the elephant in the direction of Blackfriars. Did anyone else see and know what it was about?
james127 Tuesday 24 April 2012 6.05pm
Heard it...
DebraG Tuesday 24 April 2012 6.22pm
It was a VC10 and two Tornadoes. Don't know what this particular occasion was though.
stitch Tuesday 24 April 2012 7.36pm
Just found out it was for the British troops in Libya.
Apparently it was flying towards parliament not blackfriars, I only know my walking directions :D

http://www.itv.com/news/update/2012-04-24/flypast-honours-british-libya-troops/
Tom Pepper Tuesday 24 April 2012 9.55pm
Anyone on here old enough, (and brave enough to admit it), that they remember when for a few years after the end of WW11, if a plane was heard overhead, some wag would say, "Hope it's one of ours!"


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