Incident Reports

Date: September 2, 1933
Personnel: A.Valleika
Aircraft Involved: Avro trainer
Location: Spilve
Details:
  • While landing at Spilve, the aircraft fuselage collapsed and folded on the midpoint.
  • Valleika survived the crash, but it was reported as being quite a heavy impact.
  • It was determined that the aircraft, which had received heavy use for many years as a trainer, was greatly weakened by being left standing outside, rather than in a hangar, for all of 1932.


Sources

- Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture

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