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Hercules search and rescue operation in pictures. Norway’s military has released pictures of the operation to find the missing C-130J plane and crew and the memorial service. These are pictures not included in the three present articles on The Foreigner. Just click on the small pictures to see a large one.

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Hercules search and rescue operation in pictures

Published on Monday, 19th March, 2012 at 13:55 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last Updated on 19th March 2012 at 17:26.

Norway’s military has released pictures of the operation to find the missing C-130J plane and crew and the memorial service.

Hercules C-130J
Hercules C-130J
Photo: Norwegian Military


These are pictures not included in the three present articles on The Foreigner.

Just click on the small pictures to see a large one.

These first five pictures come from Sunday’s memorial service (First by Forsvarets mediesenter/Marita Hundershagen/Kommunikasjonsenheten/Forsvaret, rest by Forsvarets mediesenter/Torbjørn Kjosvold/Forsvaret):

Condolence signing
Condolence signing

His Royal Majesty King Harald, Minister of Defence Espen Barth Eide, The Chief of Defence General Harald Sunde, Chief NJHQ vice-admiral Haakon Bruun-Hanssen and the Chief of the Air Force Staff major general Finn Kristian Hannestad at Evenes Military airbase signing condolences 

Lighting a candle
Lighting a candle

Chief of NJHQ vice- admiral Haakon Bruun-Hanssen lights a candle during the memorial service at Evenes Air Force Base after a Norwegian Hercules plane crashed into the Swedish mountain Kebnekaise 

Giving a speech
Giving a speech

Chaplain and LtCol Knut Espen Høidal gives a speech during the memorial service at Evenes Air Force Base after a Norwegian Hercules plane crashed into the Swedish mountain Kebnekaise

Guard of honour
Guard of honour

Soldiers from the Air Force as guards of honour during the memorial service at Evenes Air Force Base after a Norwegian Hercules plane crashed into the Swedish mountain Kebnekaise

Assembled at memorial service
Assembled at memorial service

HM King Harald, Minister of Defence Espen Barth Eide, Chief of Defence General Harald Sunde, Chief of Air Force Major General Finn Kiristian Hannestad, the Swedish chief of the army Berndt Grundevik og Chief NJHQ vice-admiral Haakon Bruun-Hanssen during the memorial service at Evenes Air Force Base after a Norwegian Hercules plane crashed into the Swedish mountain Kebnekaise 

These eighteen pictures show various pictures from the Hercules C-130J search and rescue operation, the Swedish search and rescue team, and images from the P-3C Orion , which is searching after the missing Hercules in Kebnekaise. (First seven by Forsvarets mediesenter/Forsvarets spesialstyrker/FSK HJH MJK,next seven by Distributor: Forsvarets mediesenter/PHOTO: Therese Åkerstedt/Svenska Forsvarsmakten,last four byForsvarets mediesenter/Luftforsvaret) :

In Kebnekaise area
In Kebnekaise area

On top of Kebnekaise
On top of Kebnekaise

Assembled s+r team
Assembled s+r team

Norwegian military personnel
Norwegian military personnel

Kebnekaise moutain area
Kebnekaise mountain area

Another shot Kebnekaise
Another shot Kebnekaise

Marking spots with debris
Marking spots with debris

Swedish soldiers assisting
Swedish soldiers assisting

Search and rescue vehicles
Search and rescue vehicles

Rescue worker on a snowmobile
Rescue worker on a snowmobile

Swedish soldier and vehicle
Swedish soldier and vehicle

Search and resuce helicopter
Search and resuce helicopter

More Swedish soldiers and vehicles
More Swedish soldiers and vehicles

Another shot of an army vehicle on tracks
Another shot of an army vehicle on tracks

Kebnekaise surveillance photo
Kebnekaise surveillance photo

Kebnekaise night view
Kebnekaise night view

Another Kebnekaise night view
Another Kebnekaise night view

Multi-picture Kebnekaise night view
Multi-picture Kebnekaise night view

   



Published on Monday, 19th March, 2012 at 13:55 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last updated on 19th March 2012 at 17:26.

This post has the following tags: norwegianherculesc-130j, operationcoldresponsetragedy.





  
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