ILA: Messerschmitt in a scrape

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A Messerschmitt Bf-109G-4, of the EADS Heritage Flight, scraped the ground with its wing-tip on landing after a joint flying display with its jet-powered sibling the Me 262 yesterday.

messerschmitt in a scrape

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The type is susceptible to gusts at slow speed when the controls are less effective, which is not helped by the main wheels’ narrow track.