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Colleagues paid tribute to Flight Lieutenant Fran Capps, one of three RAF personnel killed by an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands on Thursday. The 32-year-old, originally from Dulverton, Somerset, had been in the RAF for 12 years.
– Group Captain Dominic Toriati, the Station Commander at Royal Air Force Odiham
Flight Lieutenant Fran Capps was an exceptionally dedicated Royal Air Force Officer and Logistician who was well known throughout the Service for her remarkable commitment, her joie de vivre and her utter professionalism.
Fran achieved success wherever she served most recently receiving a Chief of Joint Operations Commendation for her professional excellence, confidence and ‘can-do’ approach in Al Udeid. From Basrah to Kandahar to the Falkland Islands, Fran’s boundless spirit and energy has shone through.
– Officer Commanding Logistics Squadron, Squadron Leader Georgina Mews
Fran was an exceptional person toknow, having unbounded passion and energy and being loved by everyone on the Squadron. Her loss will be felt across the whole Logistics Community and wider.
One of three people killed in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands on Thursday was named by the Ministry of Defence as Flight Lieutenant Fran Capps, 32.
Tributes have been paid to RAF Squadron Leader Rimon Than who was killed in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands yesterday.
– Group Captain Adrian Hill, his station commander at Royal Air Force Valley
He was passionate about mountaineering and his death is a tragedy. He was well respected and popular, and will be sorely missed by all personnel at RAF Valley. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.
Sqn Ldr Andy Grieve, a deputy senior medical officer at RAF Valley, described Sqn Ldr Than - who joined as a medical cadet in 2001 - as a "dear friend".
We were passionate about the same things - adventure, the hills, pre-hospital care, the RAF and medicine.
He gave and took so much from his career in the Royal Air Force and certainly lived his life to the full. No doubt he will be smiling down on us all. I will miss him terribly.
One of three people killed in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands yesterday was an RAF squadron leader, Northern Constabulary has said.
Rimon Than, 33, who was based at RAF Valley, North Wales, was killed in the incident in the Cairngorms.
The three were airlifted from the Chalamain Gap area to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary shortly after 12.30pm yesterday.
The avalanche struck as two groups of six climbers made their way up opposite sides of a gorge.
One group was part of a Glenmore Lodge organised winter skills training course and the second was off-duty RAF personnel.
– A Ministry of Defence spokesman
MoD can confirm that two RAF personnel were killed following an avalanche in the Cairngorms yesterday.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of those who have lost their lives. Next of kin have been informed.
We would ask the media to respect the privacy of the families concerned at this difficult time.
Two of the three people killed in an avalanche in the Cairngorms were RAF personnel.
Northern Constabulary are still attempting to trace all next of kin and said that until this has been done there will be no further information issued.
Three people have now died after the avalanche in Scotland's Cairngorm Mountains.