Red Arrows incidents during Air Show at Portrush

Sep 09, 2012
Red Arrows synchro pair

Red Arrows suffered two incidents during Northern Ireland International Air Show at Portrush.

Right after the take off from Belfast International Airport, Red3 received a fuel pump and forced to return to base.

Couple of minutes later when the team arrived over the crowd at Portrush, Red4 hit a bird he also has forced to get back to Belfast Airport. Losing the key formation positions the Red Arrows displayed only with Synchro Pair – Red6 and Red7.