ONE OF OUR WARBIRDS IS MISSING I'M AFRAID CHAPS

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  1. Downwind.Maddl-Land

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    A Hurricane crashed onto the Sussex downs on open land south of Lancing College at about 3.15 pm during an Air Display at Shoreham Airport.
    The pilot didn't survive; no name released yet.
    The crash site could not be seen from the airfield, although a large plume of smoke could.
    The aircraft did NOT belong to the BBMF

    Very sad. :( And, of all things, on B of B day too.

    Condolences to family and friends.

    This, unfortunately, was the aircraft. Picture Copyright Martin Lee 2007
     

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    Ahhh man this really sucks. Again my condolences to the families involved. I can not remember such a bad year with warbird crashes.
     
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    I'm with Micdrow.:(
     
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    Geeze.... another one ! Condolences to the family... :(

    Charles
     
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    I'm sorry for the pilot and his family...
     
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    A warbird is a "living" piece of history...my condolences to the family of the pilot and may his soul rest in peace.:salute:
     
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    Gosh, what a gorgeous plane. Condolences to the family.
     
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    My condolences.
     
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    This is getting to be too much of a year for aviation....
     
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    What a year :!: :(

    :salute:
     
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    Same feeling here.. :salute:
     
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    I second all the above.... :salute:
     
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    Eneogh allready!!!

    My condolences to the family and those involved.
     
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    DAMMM, there is really nothing left of that Hurricane, A real shame.

    Again my condulences to the family.
     
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    Trackend has three pictures of the Hurricane in his warbird display thread
     
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    Is anyone aware of how many airworthy Hurricanes are left after this loss?:(
     
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