Mid-Air at Duxford Airshow in England

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  1. Mad Scientist
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    Happened yesterday. Midair between a P-51D and an AD-1 Skyraider. Skyraider pilot was able to land even though he had lost a few feet of right wing. The P-51 pilot bailed out.

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    There's only about 200 or so flying P-51's in the world, now there's one less. :(
    I've seen the Skyraider fly at shows here in the US and is a really impressive bird to see in person. It has done a lot of movie work, most recently in "We Were Soldiers".
     
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    What a shame. Good thing the pilots are ok.
     

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