Almost another Lee Rigby scenario….
‘I was fighting for my life’: Serviceman who heroically fought off two knife-wielding ‘jihadi kidnappers’ outside RAF Marham base feared he would never see his ‘wife or family’ again
- Victim of abduction attempt speaks out about over RAF Marham ordeal
- The married airman was attacked on July 20 outside the Norfolk base
- He said: ‘I knew what I had to do to get away. I was fighting for my life’
- His saga will be recreated in a BBC Crimewatch episode on Monday night
A British servicemen who was the victim of an attempted abduction outside a RAF base has revealed he felt he was ‘fighting for my life’ during the attack.
The married airman in his late 20s said the incident involving the suspected jihadi kidnappers during an afternoon run outside the RAF Marham base in Norfolk on July 20 had turned his world upside down.
But speaking out as his terrifying experience is dramatically recreated for the BBC’s Crimewatch, the victim said he would not let the trauma stop him from continuing with his life.
A re-enactment of the abduction attempt at RAF Marham, in Norfolk, for the BBC’s Crimewatch