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de Havilland Tiger Moth, Steve Marples, Sunderland Airport, MG Midget, co-owner

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The de Havilland Tiger Moth, based at Sunderland Airport, which developed engine trouble while taking off. Pilot Steve Marples glided the aircraft down onto a field near Barmston pond, he made a perfect touch down but the wheels became tangled in the corn, causing the plane to flip. Mr Marples and his co-owner and passenger Alan Jackson, stepped out unhurt, The plane is seen here being towed back to the hanger by a MG Midget sports car. 30/06/1982

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Color Black & White
Keywords Aerospace,Midget,Car,Towing,1980s,Aircraft,Propellor,Air Force,Military,Trainer,Biplane,Royal Air Force,Airfield,Men,Four People,Boys
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1982
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