Incident Reports

Date: August 18, 1927
Survivors: none
Fatalities: Serz. Janis Vistucis
Aircraft Involved: Martinsyde ADC.1 #21
Location: Spilve
Details:
  • While performing aerobatics at Spilve, the aircraft went into a spin at an altitude of approximately 1000 metres.
  • The spin was halted, but then the plane began spinning in the opposite direction, this time without recovery.
  • It could not be determined if the spins were caused by a mechanical fault or an error in judgement by the pilot performing the exercise.


Sources

- Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture

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