The IIyushin IL-18 IL-20 aborts its take off roll at Cabinda, Angola on September 26, 2008, and runs off the runway into a cloud of dust and smoke. The pilot hit the brakes fairly hard as evidenced by the temporary sparks and fire on the main gear. A very impressive video clip, but the quality is not that great as it was probably shot with a cell phone. No injuries reported.
The Avro Lancaster was a British four-engine Second World War bomber aircraft made initially by Avro for the British Royal Air Force (RAF). It first saw active service in 1942, and together with the Handley-Page Halifax it was one of the main heavy bombers of the RAF, the Royal Canadian Air Force and squadrons from other Commonwealth and European countries serving with RAF Bomber Command.
Take an exclusive look at the British Airways people and planes that have been at the forefront of aviation for the last 90 years.
This film is about the Airco de Havilland DH.9*, de Havilland 86* DC-3, VC-10, Boeing 747 and of course the iconic Concorde.
All of the planes shown have been instrumental in the pioneering activity of British Airways from its beginnings with Aircraft Transport and Travel in the 1920's through to the modern airline of today.