Incident Reports

Date: August 12, 1931
Survivors: none
Fatalities: kapt. Nikolajs Ritenbergs
                  serz. Janis Zeile
Aircraft Involved: Letov Smolik S.16 #8
Location: Daugavpils
Details:
  • From an altitude of 500 metres, the aircraft turned, then slipped into a spin to the ground.
  • Ritenbergs was an observer, and Zeile was a mechanic/pilot, both from the 7th Squadron.

B Rouse photo
B Rouse photo



Sources

- Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
- Photos by B Rouse

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