Monday, 10 August 2009

...or perhaps it is hard work. WARNING UXB!!

Austen and Tom were called to an unexploded bomb (UXB), found by a family in the dunes at Studland on Sunday. A safety cordon was put in place and the Bomb Disposal chaps called. (Royal Logistics Corps)





A full team page was actioned in order that the area could be propely secured before the ordnance was safely destroyed. This involved 8 team members, the National Trust Wardens and the Police Helicopter. We then sat and waited....and waited

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You'll have to excuse the shoddy camera work, the noise in the background is the Police Helicopter.




Once the ordnance was detonated and area checked, we were safe to have a look at the hole! Here's Rid checking it out.

......and then we went home.

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