‘Black Knights’ visit RAF Lakenheath

On Friday 3rd October 2014 a flight of six F-18’s from VMFA-314 ‘The Black Knights’ arrived at RAF Lakenheath in the dark, calsign ‘MAZDA61-66’. On Saturday 4th October 2014 another flight of six F-18’s ‘MAZDA 71-76’ arrived at RAF Lakenheath just after sun down. The aircraft were deployed down range and were flown from Bahrain to NAS Sigonella, Italy then onto Lakenheath where they departed on Sunday 5th October 2014 back home to the USA.

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162442 VW05 is seen just before touch down.

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163166 VW06 is seen just passing the threshold of runway 24.

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