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G-LFBA (photo, Gary Manser)

London Fire Brigade (Not current)
One helicopter, loaned from McAlpine Helicopters, for six weeks trial July-August 1995, Based at Hayes, Middlesex. Flown by Operational Support Services Ltd.
G-LFBA Eurocopter BK.117C-1 c/n 7511  
G-BWKM Eurocopter BK.117C-1   also used for Fire Brigade trials.
Special Equipment: Searchlight, 4 point suspended loads harness.

Eurocopter BK.117B-1 G-HMBB was used for week-long trials by the Strathclyde, West Sussex and Dyfed-Powys Fire Brigades in the Summer of 1995. No permanent operations yet.

A website of related interest is The Fire Brigade Society.


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