Did you know Huw Paffard?

Discussion in 'Aviation' started by MightyGem, May 5, 2002.

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  1. woopert

    woopert LE Moderator

    Words just can't describe how awful this news is. I didn't know Huw as I arrived in Gut just after he left Germany, but many of the people I worked with did know him and so I know him only by name and reputation.

    My deepest sympathies to his family and friends.

    Has anyone posted this on PPRuNe incase anyone there needs to know?
  2. Yes, I did.
  3. Sorry Guys,

    This is old news....albeit very sad.  His wife came over to Yeovilton for his wake in 98.  She seemed ok on the surface.

    As to Paffs....yep I knew him......a bit unconventional at times but the bottom line is that I would go to war with him and he was genuine, if not outspoken on occasions.

    To be honest, he died doing what he loved doing, when I heard the news my thoughts went to his sister and the groom.....can you imagine waiting for the helicopter to arrive at a wedding recption and being told that it had crashed...... :'(