Wednesday, 2 May 2007

Lt Steve Thomas RN

Lt Cdr S.R. Thomas DSC R.N. was a member of 801 Sqdn. flying Sea Harriers from H.M.S Invincible during the Falklands War. He ws credited with 3 air victories, a mirage 111EA on 1st May and 2 Daggers on 21st May 1982. He had been on Squadron for 10 months when the war started. Flew 51 combat missions of which 10 were at night. In 1985 he was serving as a Test Pilot on Sea Harriers, GR3 and GR5's.