Date: June 12, 1931
Personnel: serz. I. Karklins
Aircraft Involved: Fiat CR.1 #9
Location: along the Daugava River, near Jumprava station
Details:
  • Karklins (in Fiat CR.1 #9) and the Squadron Commander Zarins (in Fiat CR.1 #16) were en route from Spilve to Daugavpils for combined aviation exercises being held there.
  • About 5 km from Jumpravas station Karklins engine began to misfire and he had to find a place to land immediately. He selected the right shore of the Daugava near the highway, and crashed heavily. The aircraft flipped over, and the pilot was lifted from the plane unconscious.


Sources:

- Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture


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