Date: November 21, 1921
Personnel: serz. Lazdins
Aircraft Involved: Nieuport 23 #3 (4271)
Location: Jelgava
Details:
  • The pilot was returning to Riga from Jelgava.
  • Shortly after takeoff, the pilot began performing aerobatics. At one point, the aircraft turned 180 degrees sharply and struck a haystack, resulting in a crash.
  • The pilot seriously injured his left arm and leg and was hospitalized, but did eventually return to active flying duty.


Sources:

- Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture


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