Taken 19/4/68. 893 Sqn deployment to Cyprus. I had just flown direct fom RNAS Yeovilton to RAF Akrotiri with Lieut. John Leng refuelled midair by Victor tanker - total flight time 5hrs05mins. This was taken by an official photographer to welcome us - I couldn't wait for groundcrew and just had to get out and relieve my aches and *******!!
Lt (O) John Bradley RN, exiting the "Coal Hole" after five hours and five minutes airborne. The facial expresion says it all.
archive Lt. (O) John Bradley RN.