Midget racer crash landing nr. Halfpenny Green, pilot safe.

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Amazing how you could fit two people in that cockpit!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-shropshire-24594186

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Amazing how you could fit two people in that cockpit!

Maybe take a fuel tank out?

Lucky escape there by the looks of that field !!

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Video from another inbound aircraft complete with the emergency unfolding on the radio...

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Amazing how you could fit two people in that cockpit!

It is amazing...usually we see them like this;

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Cockpit ergonomics can be an issue on homebuilts.

Twice in the early days I floated happily down the huge runway at Tibenham with no sign of the thing wanting to land, only to discover I was pulling back the prop control instead of the throttle.

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'Fortunately there was no fire' ! I guess the lack of fuel in the thing was a blessing!