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Title:OPERATION FINGAL, AFGHANISTAN, JUNE 2002 (TAPE 11) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:BFA 1936
Other titles:HEADQUARTERS LAND COMMAND ARMY 2002 COLLECTION [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Daytime scenes at the ISAF APOD (Air Port of Disembarkation) at Kabul Airport.
Description: C130 Hercules at the APOD in Kabul being loaded. Shots of the terminal building, with sandbagged gun positions on the roof. General activity on the runway: Turkmenistan Airlines passenger jet present. Sign MOVCON/ISAF "MAYBE AIRLINES" on terminal wall. Wreckage of Soviet Ilyushin airliner CCCP-78780 at the side of the runway, framing Hercules aircraft in the background. Further scenes of loading. Interviews with SAC David Williams, SAC Andy Holloway (Movement Controller) and SAC Anthony Wright about their rôles and about conditions at the APOD. Close shots from various angles showing members of UKMAMS preparing and loading palettes using heavy duty fork lift trucks. Interviews with SAC Anthony Wright (continued) and Corporal Phil Stacey. Shots of wrecked Soviet-era military aircraft and battle damage to APOD buildings. Piece to camera by "Derek" surrounded by (and standing on) Soviet-era aircraft debris, describing UKMAMS's runway clearance operation before the APOD could become operational.
ARMY MOBILE NEWS TEAM SHOTLIST
(The following data has been copied, without amendment, from Army Mobile News Team computer files.)
11-00-00-00 tone and bars
11-00-30-00 APOD Kabul airfield
11-04-47-00 GVs C130 Hercules
11-05-27-22 GVs Battle Damage to airfield
11-07-14-14 C130 taiing on pad and take off
11-09-45-21 UNMANS loading palates
11-13-05-09 IV SAC Dave Williams
11-14-22-24 IV SAC Andy Hollaway
11-21-35-22 UNMANS loading palates
11-24-18-06 IV SAC Anthony Wright
11-24-16-06 IV SAC Anthony Holiaway
11-29-49-02 IV Phil Stacey
11-29-49-02 Battle damage to aircraft
11-31-00-06 PTC Derek
Technical Details: Format: DVCPRO
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Tape length: 33; Running time: 34 mins
Notes: Summary: the civil aircraft wreckage seen is the remains of a Soviet Air Force Ilyushin 76MD passenger jet, which was hit by a Mujahideen rocket on 28 August 1992 and burst into flames. No-one was injured in the incident.
Remarks: label reads "#11 RAF LYNEHAM UKMANS AFGHANISTAN JUNE 02".