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Oops!!!517 viewsDuring the summer of 1982, Dove VP-YKF was to be seen hauling cargos of fish to France on a regular basis. This all came to an abrupt end one August evening when the nosewheel did not fully extend resulting in the incident seen above. Note the Avair Shorts 330 on 25 just above it.G Frost
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Airport 74421 viewsA view from Lios Cross of the airport as it was in 1974, with just the old terminal and control tower. Note lack of Business Park behind airport!! Aircraft taking off is a Beech 18, with a Cambrian One-Eleven beneath it on the ramp. On the South Ramp is Hennessy Brandy's Falcon 20.G Frost
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Airport 64!321 viewsA tranquil scene taken from the ramp on 30/7/1964 shows Aer Lingus Viscount EI-AMA preparing for a flight to London. Note the handful of people on the balconies, a stark contrast with todays vista!G Frost
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US Coast Guard C-54306 viewsUS Coast Guard C-54S 9147 brightens the south ramp in May 1966, having flown a long way from Elizabeth City, New Jersey. Note the cleanliness of the machine!G Frost
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Joyce Aviation hangar292 viewsAn evocative scene at the Joyce Aviation hangar in March 1972 with Auster EI-AMY in the doorway with Prentice EI-ASP behind and an unidentified Gemini on the left. G Frost
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USAF C-130286 viewsUSAF C-130 Rescue Hercules on the ramp one foggy saturday morning in May 1975.G Frost
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Another prang!276 viewsFairchild Argus G-AJSN ground looped on landing on RWY 25 in May 1967. The picture shows it being "removed" by the Aer Lingus baggage handlers. They placed it on the corner of the south ramp where the weather played havoc with it that summer.G Frost
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UTA DC-6269 viewsDC-6A F-BGTY of french airline UTA parked in front of the tower one showery summer's day in 1967.G Frost
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S-61250 viewsThe visit by President Kennedy to Cork in 1963 brought a number of helicopters which we went to the airport to see. In this fuzzy low tech black and white image, two S-61s are departing from the main ramp, reg nos 150611 and 150613. Of note is the fact that they are operated by the US Army rather than the more familiar Marines.G Frost
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Airport '86245 viewsAn inprobable scene at the 25 year celebrations in October 1986 showing both an hot air balloon and a parachute along with crowded balconies (not to mention the top of the control tower)G Frost
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CH-53234 viewsTwo USAF CH-53 "Jolly Green Giant" rescue helicopters on the South Ramp in May 1975.G Frost
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Race233 viewsAircraft that took part in the "great air race" (excluding the Pfizer GII) from Cork to Farranfore via the coast in June 1972 pictured on the South Ramp.G Frost
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