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Sea Vixen wheels up landing
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Suffered hydraulic issues on the return to Yeovilton after the Duxford display, it'll be some time until it sorted and I wouldn't be surprised if it's done for.

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Unfortunately I think this could be the end for her flying days, I don't think the money is available for the Navy aircraft like some others.

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Yes i feel really sorry for all those involved in getting her back to flying - just to then be hit by this tragedy!

Brilliant work by the pilot to land her as gentle as can be on the runway - but still a lot of damage was done (albeit mainly the drop tanks seemed to take
all the punishment and save the aircraft frame).

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Perhaps not as bad as first thought.

There's a post on the "Navywings" FB group with some photos of the damage which doesn't  - to my very unskilled eye!! - look too bad.

Sorry can't figure how to share the link.

Alchad

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