16 January 1948 Tempest II EG-R(PR778) from 16 Squadron, crashlanded nere Ruhlegen, Germany. The crash was caused by engine failure and the pilot F/O N.C. Davison was killed.

Both photos taken by and sent by David Searle-Baker. Thanks David !!

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David Searle-Baker

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RC Tempests

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Stephan Frappier's 1/5-scale Hawker Tempest Mk. II, Vailly Aviation design.

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11 Sept 2023
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