Incident Reports

Date: April 25, 1920
Personnel: Peteris Abrams
Aircraft Involved: Sopwith Camel #7
Location: unknown, probably Spilve
Details:
  • Soon after takeoff, at an altitude of about 100 metres the engine stopped. The pilot looked for a place to land but was unable to turn into the wind. Being forced to attempt a landing with the wind from behind, the aircraft flipped over.
  • Abrams was not hurt badly, but the aircraft was going to require significant repair before being airworthy again.


Sources

- Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture

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