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In January 1976 when I was 17 two Harrier Jump Jets on a training flight collided over Cheshire.

Both pilots were killed and wreckage landed for miles.
Nobody on the ground was killed or even injured but there were some frights. The Gran of one of my college mates found an engine in her front garden.

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All the Cheshire places mentioned in the article are on our bike rides.
That's an expensive mistake, sheesh.
 

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A Janet Airlines flight heading for Vegas that seems to originate in a dry lake bed in the middle of nowhere.... I can't imagine what can possibly be there.
And where the hell did those black helicopters outside my house come from? They don't appear on Flightradar.

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A Janet Airlines flight heading for Vegas that seems to originate in a dry lake bed in the middle of nowhere.... I can't imagine what can possibly be there.
And where the hell did those black helicopters outside my house come from? They don't appear on Flightradar.

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I was only joking but I looked out the window a few minutes ago and saw bright landing lights, checked Flightradar and there was nothing in my area! Now the lights have gone :omg:
 

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I was only joking but I looked out the window a few minutes ago and saw bright landing lights, checked Flightradar and there was nothing in my area! Now the lights have gone :omg:
An aircraft with its transponder turned off? I think the tracks on FlightRadar are all based on ADS-B data received from transponders on the aircraft. An aircraft may turn this off, or it may not be functioning.
 

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An aircraft with its transponder turned off? I think the tracks on FlightRadar are all based on ADS-B data received from transponders on the aircraft. An aircraft may turn this off, or it may not be functioning.
That's what they want us to think :)

I was watching a Typhoon last night on Flightradar and it was circling my area and then headed up north then just vanished. I assume they turned off the transponder or we have a North Sea Triangle now.
 

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Just had an Osprey fly really low over my house :oops:
 
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