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Reaching your 1000th flying hour is an achievement for any Naval Aviator but to do it whilst deployed on operations, having successfully disrupted three Pirate Action Groups and seized millions of pounds worth of illegal narcotics, will make this particular milestone all the more memorable for Petty Officer Leigh Williams.

Captain Nick Hine RN, CO HMS Westminster, stands in centre of Merlin Flight 502 for Petty Officer (Air Crewman) Leigh “Bungy” Williams’ 1000 hours of flying presentation. Photographer ET (WE) Katie Shaw.

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