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Filton airfield Fire engine line up
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No: 18861   Contributor: Bristol Bob   Year: 1968   Manufacturer: Thornycroft   Country: United Kingdom
Filton airfield Fire engine line up

British aircraft corporation,Filton airfield,land rover rescue vehicle,2 Thornycroft HCB crash tenders and an ex RAF Thornycroft MK5.
The picture was taken in 1968
Picture added on 27 August 2009 at 11:55
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What a classic crashline Bob, keep em coming please!

Added by John Stott on 28 August 2009.
I have photos of the Fire station and of some of its firemen as I was stationed there in 1968. The photograph you have is very familiar to me. I would be interested to know if the photographer was stationed there or in fact knows anyone who was


Added by Nigel (oxo) Beaverstock on 15 April 2011.
Hello Nigel, i was there from 1968-1971, i would be
interested to know what pictures you have.

Added by Bristol Bob on 15 April 2011.
Hi Bob,
Could we have served there at the same time- What is your name and do you remember Chris Kettlety, Frank Merrick and Johnny Cooper or even me? I will sort out some images over the weekend.If I find some where can I email them to?

Note from the editor : Please continue this conversation by e-mail. Nigel you can click on the blue name of Bristol Bob.

Added by Nigel (oxo) Beaverstock on 16 April 2011.
Hi Bob,
nice to see the picture of the Mk.5 trained on them at RAF Sutton on Hull fire school 1956, thenat RAF Western Zoyland/RAF Wyton demobed 1968. I am looking for a picture of Mk5a and a Thornycroft dual purpose these were used as water cariers for Mk 6 and domestic fires

Added by Norman Fowles on 05 September 2012.
Norman, have a look at the rafanddfs website

Added by Bristol Bob on 06 September 2012.
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