Reporter’s Notebook 4: Make sure you’re not left on the plane

[video:liveleak:61e_1219834360] British soldiers blow up a Hercules C130 transport plane. That’s an estimated £45 million pounds of aircraft biting the dust. In February 2007, the plane had been damaged on landing in Iraq. It was “deemed unrecoverable due to operational constraints” according to an MoD inquiry. More details at the Flight Blog.