Fatal P-38 roll at Duxford Airshow in 1996
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This Lockheed P-38J Lightning crash occurred in the United Kingdom during the July 1996 Duxford Airshow. The fatal roll was part of the display sequence, but it continued for more rotations than planned. No mechanical reason for the crash has been found, but it is believed that a temporary obstruction of the controls by an object may be the root cause. The pilot has been killed.