17 April 2012

10th February 1970

MAC 60146 EGL/Eagle Island 1816 F370 15w 1822, destination Dover AFB, changing to military frequency

USAF C-141A Starlifter, 66-0146
This report is significant in that it marks an era when Ballygirreen no longer acted as the primary agency for receiving position reports from US military flights. Instead they contacted Croughton Airways or other similar US military stations to relay the regular reports.

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