Red Arrows demo team - XX244 and XX278
In company with XX322 just before take-off to Cyprus.
Delivered to the R.A.F. 21.1.1977 to Shawbury for storage 17.5.2011.Like many of the Hawks in store at Shawbury this is without its canopy I presume this was used for a Hawk still in service.
On the Rwy 31 approach on a positioning flight. It will display later in the evening at Portrush in Northern Ireland.
On the approach to Rwy 31, inbound on a positioning flight prior to a display at Portrush in Northern Ireland later in the day.
The result of a high speed bird strike. 1600 pixels]
Diverted to CWL following a birdstrike