Letter called "EMERGENCY"
Post June 11th 1972
Being what you would call 'an old Moonie' I find all
this cock and bull about the high morale of Gan very
The second day I was here I heard a Tannoy message
stating that 'there was an aircraft coming in with
trouble', naturally I was very concerned, but as my
job proved of no use at all to be of any aid, I stayed
on glancing out of my window I was amazed to see half
of the camp had turned out on the edge of the runway.
As I said previously, as I was a Moonie and had not
yet read SSO's I thought it was in orders that in
the case of
such an emergency personnel were to go to the runway
so thus I walked out. But to my sheer amazement I
smiling faces, excited chatter, and old memories of
horrid scenes being talked about.
Now think hard, is this what we pride our high morale
over, did you not ever think of that poor pilot? Maybe
wife and a pup or two? I'm sure seeing all of you
blood thirsty Gannites helped him no end. Before I
ranks I was an engineer with a civvy firm of crop
sprayers, and once I had engine trouble - it was not
Anyway with only eight months to do, I'll stick to
your so called high morale - at least it will be something
about with the folks back home.
Editors note It is highly dangerous to go anywhere
near the runway whilst an emergency is in progress,
so if you're
not involved in the emergency set-up keep well away
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