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19 OCTOBER 2020
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Seen recently leaving Stansted for Auckland is Sir Ben Ainslie's INEOS Britannia Challenger for the America's Cup. It did fit in the huge Antonov.
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Paul Kay, London, UK
...."UK Land Rovers are so tough Mike, the Antonov used the British Built Vehicle as an extra pair of wheels upon landing in NZ" special drop down area you see... or...and this is not confirmed...the rear doors opened in flight and an MI6 agent who accompanied this important British Operation reversed out and on exiting deployed parachutes for apparently a safe landing but as you would expect from that particular security branch nothing was confirmed or denied!"...
mike carrivick, wokingham
Re the Land Rover pulling the yacht , did it pull it on board and stay there, or did simply align in for winching, and move out of the way?