Capt Dan Wright - RIP

Discussion in 'Royal Signals' started by Hobgoblin, Nov 18, 2005.

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  1. Those that knew Dan will be devastated to hear that he tragically died when a military static line parachute jump went wrong yesterday. This was his first ever static line jump. His main chute failed to open correctly and although he cut it away and, I beleive, managed to deploy his reserve it was too late to slow him down.

    Our thoughts are with his family and his girlfriend - they must be devastated.

    RIP
     
  2. As many journalists use ARRSE as a source of military information and comment for many of their articles you should know you have now identified not only him but may provide enough information to lead the media to his family as well.

    Well done
     
  3. RIP, fallen, not forgotten.
     
  4. Absolutely terrible news. A very very cruel irony - working so hard for so long just to be cut down at his prime.

    RIP fella.
     
  5. Rest in Peace. My thoughts are with his family and friends at this painful time.
     
  6. RIP fella
     
  7. Top Man. RIP mate.
     
  8. :cry: RIP. Not forgotten.
     
  9. RIP, my thought are with his family, friends and colleagues
     
  10. Just looked on this Forum
    My condolences to his family,
     
  11. Very sad news. RIP.
     
  12. My condolences too. My teams (Mansfield)goalkeeping coach died yesterday after a heartattack on the pitch in the knockup, right in front of the crowd. Terrible. It just brings it back to you that death reaches out at times. My sympathies to Capt Wrights family
     
  13. A good egg and no better advertisement for the corp of what young officers should strive to be.

    RIP :(
     
  14. RIP Dan never forgotten

    Tazzer