Subsequent 'Phone patch to Shanwick Oceanic:- "Shanwick advise that we have no flight plan on your flight! We departed Madrid/Torrejon at 00:58, destination RAF Alconbury 10:30, est' Shannon FIR at 45n 16w 07:05, in AltRes (altitude reservation) but unable to stay VFR. We will call the Shanwick Supervisor when we get on the ground."
U S Navy, EC-130Q, 156170 from VQ-4 Squadron
[Photo: 156170 © Ray Bedford]