Date & Time: Sep 21, 1980 at 1514 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas A-26 Invader
Registration:
N3710G
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Demonstration
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Biggin Hill - Biggin Hill
MSN:
18759
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
6
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
Aircraft was taking part to an airshow at Biggin Hill for the Battle of Britain air display. Shortly after take off from runway 21, pilot made a turn to pass over the airport but aircraft pitched down and crashed in a huge explosion some 500 meters from runway threshold. All seven occupants were killed.