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IL76 at RAF Woodbridge 9/5/17

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IL76 at RAF Woodbridge 9/5/17

Postby Martin » Tue May 09, 2017 5:22 pm

IL76 RA-76511 departed East Midlands around 1700L as VDA4835 going to RAF Woodbridge

Location: West Midlands

Re: IL76 at RAF Woodbridge 9/5/17

Postby Bobbybefc » Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:15 am


Thought Woodbridge was closed!

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Re: IL76 at RAF Woodbridge 9/5/17

Postby andygolfer » Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:23 pm

the army and USAF both use it for training fairly regularly. I was close by last year doing some bird watching and an Osprey (the V.22 not the sea eagle) flew past us low and went in. We went over to the base and it was doing practice landings and discharging troops then loading up. The Wattisham apaches sometimes use it as well. There's nothing based there though nowadays but there is some sort of army presence there I believe.

I was told that the Il.76 was in for some filming work for a new movie and was there for a couple of days from memory.

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