Dickinson Rescues Stranded Tourists

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IRON MAIDEN frontman BRUCE DICKINSON has once again been hailed a hero after he flew to the rescue of 221 British tourists - who were left stranded abroad following the collapse of a major tour operator.
Many passengers were left unable to get home after U.K.-based XL shut down this week (beg08Sep08) - with hundreds of flights cancelled.
But DICkinson - a trained commercial jet pilot for Astraeus airline - stepped in to help by flying hundreds of trapped tourists back to Britain from Egypt on Saturday (13Sep08).
He says, "I was just doing my job. I was called out, like a lot of other pilots, to help and I was obviously happy to do that. Some of the people on the flight were obviously frustrated by the situation they had found themselves in, but everyone was pretty good-natured about it all. "
DICkinson was recently praised for his work flying British troops home from Afghanistan.


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Bruce Dickinson is a truly beautiful man with a heart of gold! He never ceases to amaze me! He is so humble, modest and possesses so much strength and character! He makes such a difference in others' lives. He is so selfless that everyone's compliments probably don't even "hit home". As far as he's concerned he is just "doing his job." And for that I give recognition and thanks not only to Bruce but for all the pilots at Astraeus. You are so appreciated and respected. I am so glad you all are in the world! We need you! X0X0 Bruce!:)Karina
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