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Private plane crashes at the Imperial War Museum airfield at Duxford with venue now closed to visitors

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  • The crash happened shortly after 1.40pm at Duxford Airfield in Cambridgeshire 

A private plane has crashed at the Imperial War Museum airfield – with the venue now closed to visitors. 

The ordeal happened shortly after 1.40pm at Duxford Airfield in Cambridgeshire. 

Emergency services are at the scene following the incident, which involved a private aircraft, according to the airfield.  

A spokesperson from IWM Duxford said: ‘The emergency services are onsite at IWM Duxford responding to an incident involving a private aircraft.

‘We have no further information at this time.

A private plane has crashed today at the Imperial War Museum airfield

A private plane has crashed today at the Imperial War Museum airfield 

The ordeal happened shortly after 1.40pm at Duxford Airfield in Cambridgeshire

The ordeal happened shortly after 1.40pm at Duxford Airfield in Cambridgeshire

‘IWM Duxford will remain closed to visitors on Wednesday and Thursday. We are expecting to reopen to the public on Friday.’ 

Cambridge Fire and Rescue Service said several crews that had attended the scene have since returned to their stations.

A spokesperson said: ‘Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service was called at 1.41pm to a report of a plane crash at Duxford airfield. 

‘Four fire engines and a water carrier attended the incident. Crews assisted other emergency services and carried out scene safety and left the scene around 4pm.’ 

A spokesperson from Cambridgeshire Police said: ‘We were informed at 13:41 GMT of a plane crash at Duxford Airfield.

‘Officers from all emergency services are currently on the scene.’



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