Incident Reports

Date: August 22, 1930
Survivors: Sotnieks
Fatalities: Adolfs Krastins
Aircraft Involved: Avro 504K #37
Location: near Spilve
Details:
  • The aircraft lost speed when struck by a sudden gust of wind while in a turn. In effect, it stopped the aircraft in mid-air which created a stall condition from which the pilot could not recover.


Sources

- Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture

LATVIANAVIATION.COM contents copyright © 2017 Gunārs Zūlis and heirs. All Rights Reserved.
Contributors of individual materials retain all rights to their collections and creative works.
LATVIANAVIATION.COM is a LATVIANS.COM project.

Design and hosting by [Clear-and-Simple] · Chicago · New York