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Last Updated: Monday, 18 August, 2003, 20:52 GMT 21:52 UK
Historic aircraft crash lands
A World War II Bristol Blenheim bomber has crash landed at Duxford Airfield.

The plane made what was described as a "belly-flop" landing at about 2015 BST on Monday.

The two men on board were uninjured and walked away from the plane, a spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police told BBC News Online.

The historic aircraft, thought to be world's only airworthy Blenheim, sustained minimal damages, the spokesman added.

Earlier this month a two-seater L39 Albatross came down in fields near the village of Duxford and Ickleton. The pilot escaped without injury.

On 12 July two men were killed when their historic Fairey Firefly crashed at an air show at Duxford - which is home to the Imperial War Museum's collection of aircraft.


SEE ALSO:
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