22 2006-12-22

Risky business in Somalia

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As I left my keys to the hotel reception he asked what my destination was for the day. (He had learned by now that I fly to a new destination every morning.) I said Bosaso in Somalia and he looked at me and said: Good luck Sir, that’s a dangerous area. Not quite what I wanted to hear at that time. […]

22 2006-12-22

Heading back north

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As soon as all passengers and luggage were on board we started the start up procedure again. Squeeze into the tight cockpit and find my spot to stand until we reach the runway and I get to sit down and prepare my cameras for take off. […]

10 2006-12-10

No more runway!

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It was fantastic to see 2 operational passenger IL-18’s at the same time in 2006. Both in active service. Both of these 2 IL-18’s are operated by the same airline. Mainly used for flights from Djibouti to various destinations inside Somalia. […]

8 2006-12-08

4 Props in Africa

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As I walked down the stairs of the 737-200 I glanced over my shoulder to find my next flight. She was parked at the other end of the apron with doors open to allow some wind to blow through her. […]