Shoreham airshow crash

posted on 8th of september, 2015

Readers of my previous blog on airshow photography will know that I enjoy photographing aviation subjects and always try and get to an airshow each year. This year I was set to go to the Airbourne airshow at Eastbourne but bad weather on the day I was going led to the cancellation of all flying. The excellent Dunsfold airshow which I attended last year was out as I wasn't free to go that weekend. This really only left the annual airshow at Shoreham-on-Sea in my area. This became a must see event when it was announced that XH588 -the last flying Vulcan bomber would be displaying on Saturday 22. This is the last year of flying for the Vulcan and, although I have seen it twice before, I was delighted to have the opportunity for one last chance to see it in the sky.
The weather was perfect both as a spectator...

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Comments (4)

Posted by FabioConcetta on September 18, 2015
It 'a story very tragic!
Posted by Newsfocus1 on September 10, 2015
Yes Komar, a few feet either way could have made all the difference to the loss of life. Amazingly, it's just been announced that the pilot has been released from hospital and is ready to help the accident inspectors.
Posted by Komar on September 09, 2015
My first thought was that how unfortunate that it crashed on a busy road, especially in an area with so many fields around. So sad that the crash had such devastating consequences for so many people.

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I have a large archive of celebrity photographs (especially politicians) from late 1980\'s to the 1990\'s. Mainly British subjects such as Margaret Thatcher but with some international figures such as Boris Yeltsin and Lech Walesa. More recent images include travel images of Croatia and several Greek islands such as Paxos, Halki, Symi, Meganissi, Nisyros, Alonissos, Skiathos and Skopelos.I also have images of British events including the famous Jack In The Green festival in Hastings and the Eastbourne airshow.

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