Crane recovers 1930s plane after Duxford Summer Air Show incident

The classic 1930s aircraft being attached to a crane.

A classic aircraft has been involved in an incident at an airshow in Cambridgeshire.

Spectators captured photos of an aircraft thought to be a 1930s-era Dragon Rapide after it apparently crash-landed.

Pictures showed emergency services surrounding the plane at the Duxford Summer Air Show on Sunday.

Organisers said there had been been a "minor incident" involving an aircraft at the event, but no one had been injured.

Photos captured the plane being upended as it was recovered by a crane following the incident.

Emergency services at the scene of the 'incident' at IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Credit: @grassydiagram57 on twitter

IWM Duxford said nobody was injured and the programme of events for the day was carrying on as scheduled.

A Dragon Rapide is a rare, classic pre-war aircraft dating back to the 1930s.

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