View Full Version : OT-Rote 7 Destroyed on landing

09-19-2005, 12:53 AM
Sadly, on July 15th of 2005 Rote 7 was destroyed on landing, though luckly the pilot survived. the aircraft was apparently not insured, and a donation collection has been started to rebuild the aircraft.


Scroll down on this page for many more pics: http://www.messerschmitt-bf109.de/php-uebersicht/ueberl...gabe.php?flugzeug=83

i posted this as a reply in another thread, but decided it deserved it's own post. Related thread here: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/23110283/m/1331051333

09-19-2005, 05:22 PM
I've seen this elsewhere on one of the forums. Yes, this is sad. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

09-19-2005, 05:24 PM
That is a real shame.

I was watching a video of it only yesterday.

I'll be contributing to the collection, if only in a small way.

09-19-2005, 05:29 PM
Not insured? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

09-19-2005, 07:40 PM
Originally posted by Low_Flyer_MkII:
Not insured? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

I bet Lloyd's wouldn't even touch it - probably way to much liability issues on all the old birds. Like they say, if you have to ask how much to own one, you can't afford it!


09-19-2005, 07:48 PM
I thought it might have been a legal requirement, like you need it to drive a car.
I freely admit it's not my strong point.http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

Great pity to see that plane written off.