Mid-air collision at Duxford airshow: a P51 Mustang collides with a Skyraider

What happens in this video ?

July 10th 2011, Duxford airshow, United Kingdom - A P51 Mustang collided with a Douglas AD-4NA Skyraider during an airshow. The Mustang plummeted into an empty field moments after the pilot bailed out. He suffered minor injuries. The SkyRaider lost a large chunk of its wing tip which fell to the ground. It went into a bit of a dive then sorted itself out, and landed safely with damage to its right wing. Nobody else was hurt.


Stuart harrier

It was my first time at Duxford and I had I fantastic day untill the end when the accident happend. It was the first airshow crash that I witnessed and thankfully the P-51 pilot bailed out but was hurt thankfully he recovered to fly again.
7th April, 2018
Carl Hackert
Saratoga Springs, Ny

Shows how quickly formation flight can turn into a disaster.
16th June, 2012