Incident Reports

Date: April 8, 1929
Personnel: Sgt. Karlis Karps, Sgt. Indrikis Strikkalejs
Aircraft Involved: 2-seater, type unknown
Location: Bolderaja
Details:
  • Karps and Strikkalejs had just completed a target practice exercise. With Karps at the controls, they were circling their targets (marked on the ground) when he turned the machine too tightly and it lost airspeed, slipping downwards from a height of approximately 60 metres.
  • Karps suffered minor injuries. Strikkalejs received an injury to his foot and was hospitalized for a few days. The aircraft was heavily damaged.


Sources

Latvijas Kareivis April 9, 1929
Latvijas Kareivis April 10, 1929

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