Chinook in North African Exercise
Image by Defence Images
A Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter throws up a ring of sand and dust as it lands in the North African desert in preparation for deployment to Afghanistan.
Working alongside Army Air Corps Lynx helicopters and an array of ground support personnel, the Chinook pilots and aircrew practiced dust landings and underslung load carrying among other vital tasks in an exercise called Jebel Sahara.
This image is available for non-commercial, high resolution download at www.defenceimages.mod.uk subject to terms and conditions. Search for image number 45150880.jpg
Photographer: SAC Neil Chapman
Image 45150880.jpg from www.defenceimages.mod.uk