Lynx helicopters in farewell fly-by over Burnham-On-Sea area
residents had a final chance to say goodbye to a soon-to-be retired
Royal Navy helicopter on Friday (March 17th) which has been a familiar
sight in the skies over the Burnham-On-Sea area.
mark the official decommissioning of the Mk8 Lynx helicopter after
41 years of operation a farewell flypast took place on Friday.
four helicopters flew from Yeovilton over Glastonbury Tor and then
close to Brent Knoll on their way to Weston Helicopter Museum before
heading off towards Devonport over the Bristol Channel to other
destinations across the south.
Lynx Mk8 is due to go out of service on March 31st. It is being
replaced by the new Augusta Westland AW159 Wildcat helicopter.
Macrae took the shot of four helicopters at the top of the page
from Brent Knoll, while Jo Parsons took this shot of the crafts
Parsons took this shot of the fly-past over Brent Knoll
Choopani took this super shot of the support Merlin helicopter during