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BBMF Lancaster Engine Fire at RAF Coningsby
« on: May 07, 2015, 05:47:47 PM »
Being reported that BBMFs Lancaster has made an emergency landing at RAF Coningby, One of the engines caught fire in flight. Crew out of aircraft safely.

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Re: BBMF Lancaster Engine Fire at RAF Coningsby
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2015, 06:15:27 PM »
Oh crap! I hope the damgae can be repaired quickly-good to hear no one was hurt.

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Re: BBMF Lancaster Engine Fire at RAF Coningsby
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2015, 08:13:56 PM »


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Re: BBMF Lancaster Engine Fire at RAF Coningsby
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2015, 10:14:38 PM »
Update on the Lancaster from BBMF

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Good evening here is a a brief post about the progress on the repairs after the problem with the number four engine. As you can appreciate I cannot give you all the details but it is not simply an engine change. There is fire damage to the nacelle panels, engine bearer and associated systems. All this will take time to assess, repair or replace. We hope to have her flying again this year but at this moment we can not say when. Paul B

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Re: BBMF Lancaster Engine Fire at RAF Coningsby
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2015, 06:35:24 PM »
Hearing on FB one of the BBMF Spitfires had problems with engine/oil temp and had to make an emergency landing after 15 minutes in the air. Fire engines were deployed to meet her upon landing it seems.