Warrant Officer First Class Jonathan Nicholas Lane
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Pilot Jonathan Lane: 'We saw missile streaking towards us'

Warrant Officer First Class Jonathan Nicholas Lane, of 656 Squadron, 4 Regiment Army Air Corps, has been mentioned in dispatches for a second time, for gallantry in Libya last year.

He was flying an Apache helicopter targeting an enemy command and control centre between Misrata and Zlitan when the aircraft was targeted by a surface-to-air missile.

He credits the helicopter's defensive systems with helping him evade the missile before returning fire.

  • 23 Mar 2012
  • From the section UK