Pilots Bill Spence and Matt Perry were bookends to his years as air engineer
, and he regarded each of them highly.
Previously, he was chief air engineer
at RAF Brize Norton--home of the air transport and air-to-air refuelling force and gateway to defence operations.
Royal Navy air engineer
Marc, 28, said: "I didn't even have time to panic.
Also holding the same job and rank, they both work as Air Engineer
Mechanics on SeaKing helicopters with 845 NavalAir Squadron, based on board the helicopter carrier HMSOcean.
Craig Maskery, 22, from Sheffield, an air engineer
mechanic, said: ``Of course it is there at the back of your mind, but we still have a job to do.''
Charles asked Oliver Beale, 19, an Air Engineer
Technician with the CHF's 846 Squadron: "You haven't got a motorbike have you?"
FLIER: Bill as air engineer
; BY A NECK: Bill's a happy survivor.
Flight Lieutenant David Stead, 35, the pilot, Flight Lieutenant Andrew Smith, 25, the co-pilot, Master Engineer Gary Nicholson, 42, an air engineer
, Flight Sergeant Mark Gibson, 34, an air load master who grew up in Cardiff and Pembrokeshire, and Flight Lieutenant Paul Pardoel, 35, a navigator, all served with 47 Squadron.
They both work as air engineer
mechanics on navy Sea King helicopters with 845 Naval Air Squadron on helicopter carrier HMS Ocean.
Those who died at Toronto were Flight Lieutenant Gilbert, 31, his co-pilot Flight Lieutenant Glenn Hooper, 25, Air Engineer
Sergeant Gary Moxham 32, navigator Flight Lieutenant Nick Brooks 26, electrical operator Sergeant Richie Williams 28, Sergeant Craig Barnett 32, and Flight Lieutenant Bernie Worthington, 37.
Flt Lieut Smith, 25, a pilot, was single, while Master Engineer Nicholson, 42, an air engineer
, was divorced.
The crew of the Hercules C130K, feared to have been shot down by a Stinger missile on Sunday, were the captain Flt Lt David Stead, co-pilot Flt Lt Andrew Smith, navigator Flt Lt Paul Pardoel, air loadmaster Flt Sgt Mark Gibson, air engineer
MACR Gary Nicholson and ground engineers Chief Technician Richard Brown and Sgt Robert O'Connor.
Jack, now 81 and living in Stroud, Gloucestershire, was Warby's air engineer
in the early part of the war and has nothing but fond memories of the airborne ace.
They have the same job and rank, both working as Air Engineer
Mechanics on the Royal Navy's Sea King helicopters with 845 Naval Air Squadron, currently based on board the helicopter carrier HMS Ocean.
Also holding the same job and rank, they both work as air engineer
mechanics on navy Sea King helicopters with 845 Naval Air Squadron, currently based on board the helicopter carrier HMS Ocean.