AUSTRALIAN FLIGHT CONTROLLER WATCHES ROYAL AIR FORCE HERCULES PLANE
TAKE OFF FROM BAGHDAD AIRPORT.
Royal Australian Air Force air traffice controller Flight Lieutenant
Peter Hartley, of Brisbane, watches with binoculars as a Royal Air
Force C-130 Hercules plane takes off past the tower at Baghdad
International Airport July 9, 2003. The Australian flight control team
is preparing for the first commercial traffic into Baghdad's airport,
expected within two weeks. REUTERS/Chris Helgren