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Last updated: 23 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire T.IX
Owner/operator:Private (G-INFO)
Registration: G-LFIX
C/n / msn: CBAF.8463
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Duxford Airfield (EGSU), Duxford, Cambridgeshire, England, -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Duxford Airfield (EGSU), Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK
Destination airport:Duxford Airfield (EGSU), Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK
The aircraft landed back on the airfields grass runway following a practice display flight, in preparation for the forthcoming summer season and while taxiing back to the parking area collided almost head on with a Bell 206 which was parked on the Helicopter landing pad causing substantial damage to the helicopter and damaging the propeller blades and nose cone on the Spitfire.

Sources: - AAIB Bulletin No: 6/2000 Ref: EW/G2000/03/21

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

5 Mar 1986 G-LFIX Island Trading Ltd. (G-INFO) 0 Southampton Airport (EGHI), Eastleigh, Hampshire, sub
15 Sep 2016 G-LFIX Private 0 Sywell Aerodrome, Hall Farm, Sywell, Northamptonshire sub


Photo of G-LFIX courtesy

Duxford (EGSU)
24 September 2017; (c) Aad van der Voet

RAF Waddington (EGXW), Lincolnshire, UK. - 29th June 1996

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09-Aug-2020 18:42 Peter Clarke Added

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