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Pilot dies after Spitfire crash in Lincolnshire field


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Pilot dies after Spitfire crash in Lincolnshire field


A pilot has died after a Spitfire crashed in a field close to an RAF station in Lincolnshire, officials said.

Emergency services were called to the field off Langrick Road, Coningsby shortly before 13:20 BST on Saturday.

The iconic aircraft belonged to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight based at nearby RAF Coningsby, the RAF said.

It added a "comprehensive investigation" will be completed and it will not speculate on the cause of the crash.

The RAF statement reads: "It is with great sadness that we must confirm the death of an RAF pilot in a tragic accident near RAF Coningsby today.

Read More: ➡️ BBC News


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Hell of a way go, adding one more to the Spitfire casualty lists.

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