19 MAY

BRITISH HAWK FIGHTER JETS USED AGAINST FREE ACEH MOVEMENT

[ 19 May 2003 ]

On 19th May 2003, Indonesia deployed Hawk-200 fighter jets, supplied and made by the U.K., to front its assault on the Free Aceh Movement. 

EIGHT AFGHAN CIVILIANS KILLED BY UK AIR STRIKE – REPORT KEPT SECRET

[ 19 May 2009 ]

On the morning of 19 May a patrol of local police and Royal Gurkha Rifles in the southern Afghan province of Helmand came under small arms fire from insurgents. The Soldiers were unable to eliminate the threat bur rather than retreat to safety, the commanding officer requested an air-strike.

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