Aviation Photo #1352635 Supermarine 509 Spitfire T9C - Untitled

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On the way back from Lelystad to Antwerp an unintentional gear retraction occurred on the taxi lane damaging one of the most beautiful and rare Spit's. A very sad sight although a quick first inspection showed not to much damage apart from a expensive prop.
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    Willem Honders
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    Supermarine 509 Spitfire T9C
    Supermarine Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire
    Supermarine
    CBAF.9590
    G-CCCA
    H-98
    Lelystad
    Netherlands
    May 3, 2008
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Comments (7)

Anonymous
9 years ago
So sad to see this beautiful classic in such pain.
Anonymous
9 years ago
They'll probably have to overhaul that expensive engine as well :(
Anonymous
9 years ago
So sad.. :(
Anonymous
9 years ago
This pic almost makes me cry. Such a rare and beautiful plane in a state like this is so sad. i hope they can get it back in the air soon
Anonymous
9 years ago
I'd be crying real tears if this were mine....hell, I'm crying real tears anyway. KJ
Anonymous
9 years ago
Clarity of detail,excellent
Anonymous
7 years ago
Reminds me of documentary pics of Battle of Britain. (Ali Aminzadeh)

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