Hawker Hurricane WW2 Plane Crash Landing Due To 'Lack Of Experience'
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November 16, 2020 - by www.bbc.com
A pilot's lack of recent experience led to the crash landing of a vintage World War Two plane, a report found.
The Hawker Hurricane crashed at Duxford airfield in Cambridgeshire on 1 June.
A crosswind caused the plane to make an "uncommanded right turn" which led the landing gear to collapse.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said the operator of the Battle of Britain aircraft would now use more experienced pilots to fly the plane in similar crosswinds.
The report said the Hurricane was returning from a 20-minute engine maintenance flight when it was due to land on...
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