Monday, 17 September 2012

Fire breathing Dragon! De Havilland Rapide catches fire at Duxford September air show

" ....Fire broke out in the starboard engine of a 1930s aircraft at the September Duxford Air Show.
No one was injured during the incident, which happened while a de Havilland Dragon Rapide was on the tarmac on Saturday morning. Fire crews were able to get to the plane before the fire could spread.
Barry Starling, of Greenleas, Histon, said: “It was before the air show officially started and I happened to be in the crowd when all this black smoke billowed up into the air...."