On the 26th of April, 1989, a 12SQN Chinook came to the rescue of a disabled yacht 100nm off the Queensland coast.

Crew on the mission:
Captain – Grant Frost; Copilot – Glen Foster; Loadmaster – Neil McCamish; Flight Engineer – Peter Renton; Medical Officer – Greg Hampson; Nursing Officer – Janine Roberts; SES Winchman – Brett Mitchell; CAA Dropmaster – Dave Parr.


FltLt Grant Frost gives a complete account in the attached report from the Spotlight magazine:

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