OPERATION FINGAL, AFGHANISTAN, JUNE 2002 (TAPE 11) [Allocated Title]
Daytime scenes at the ISAF APOD (Air Port of Disembarkation) at Kabul Airport.
C130 Hercules at the APOD in Kabul being loaded. Shots of the terminal building, with sandbagged gun positions on the roof. General activity on the runway: Turkmenistan Airlines passenger jet present. Sign MOVCON/ISAF "MAYBE AIRLINES" on terminal wall. Wreckage of Soviet Ilyushin airliner CCCP-78780 at the side of the runway, framing Hercules aircraft in the background. Further scenes of loading. Interviews with SAC David Williams, SAC Andy Holloway (Movement Controller) and SAC Anthony Wright about their rôles and about conditions at the APOD. Close shots from various angles showing members of UKMAMS preparing and loading palettes using heavy duty fork lift trucks. Interviews with SAC Anthony Wright (continued) and Corporal Phil Stacey. Shots of wrecked Soviet-era military aircraft and battle damage to APOD buildings. Piece to camera by "Derek" surrounded by (and standing on) Soviet-era aircraft debris, describing UKMAMS's runway clearance operation before the APOD could become operational.