Fri. Jun 14th, 2024

In Britain, a Spitfire plane crashed during a memorial flight

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May25,2024

In Britain during the memorial a Spitfire plane crashed during the flight

A Spitfire plane fell on a field in the British Lincolnshire during an event dedicated to commemorating the Battle of Britain.

About this, as written by “European Truth “, reports The Independent.

Police and emergency services rushed to the scene at 1.20pm on Saturday after receiving reports of a World War II-era plane down.

By Lincolnshire Police said it was believed to be a single-occupant aircraft and no one else was involved in the crash.

Drivers were urged to avoid the area due to road closures.

It is reported that was a Supermarine Spitfire aircraft that was used both before and after the Second World War.

It was designed by RD Mitchell and became famous for its role during the Battle of Britain when it played a crucial role in repulsing air Luftwaffe attacks.

A RAF spokesman said: “We are aware of an incident in the area of ​​Coningsby Air Force Base involving a RAF aircraft.

We are working with the emergency services and we support those who have suffered. An update will be provided in due course.”

In August last year, a pilot was killed when a replica Spitfire crashed in the village of Enstone in Oxfordshire.

Six Supermarine Spitfires are currently in service with the Royal Air Force – by the Air Force (RAF) as part of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – a unit that provides an aerial display group for state celebrations and commemorative events.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

Related Post