Challenge of Challenges 2009

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Welcome to the 2009 'Challenge of Challenges.' This challenge has been compiled from all the year's challenge-winning entries to help select the Picture of the Year. If you've been as impressed as we have by the quality of submissions and the imagination of the challenge hosts, make sure you show it by voting and helping to choose 2009's best challenge-winning image.
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Mid-air disaster: farewell flight gone terribly wrong
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Two pilots from a Polish aerobatic display team were killed when their planes collided in mid air during the largest airshow of the year. One of the victims was the long-time leader of the Display Team Zelazny, for whom this was to be the last public performance before retiring from active flying status. Nobody could have imagined how ‘last’ his performance would turn out to be...
This entry was originally submitted to the Reportage (1) challenge.
Submitted: Saturday, 21st March, 2009 10:33 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 1st September, 2007
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/800 sec
Aperture: F9
ISO: 400
Views: 55821
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