Tag Archive: Seafire

Aug 02 2011

Seafire SX336 leaves Bondues

The Seafire SX336, which was damaged on July 2 in a wheels-up landing in Bondues, has been dismantled and loaded on a flatbed to return to its home base for repairs. Antoine Alacusos’ Flickr page has been updated with pictures of this, on which the damage suffered by the airplane can be observed.

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Jul 03 2011

Anna Walker belly-lands Seafire in France

Seafire SX336. (Photo D. Miller (CC BY 2.0))

Pilot Anna Walker had to belly-land the Seafire SX336 at Bondues in France on July 2, at 5:30 PM local time. For an unknown reason, the gear did not extend. The aircraft landed on its belly and did a 180° turn before coming to rest. Fortunately, Anna Walker was not injured. It seems the aircraft …

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