Incident Reports

Date: November 4, 1935
Survivors: none
Fatalities: Aleksandrs Hvastkovs
                  Janis Putnins
                  Janis Ravins
Aircraft Involved: Bristol Bulldog # 81
                               Udet Flamingo # 95
Location: Spilve
Details:
  • The two aircraft collided at low atltitude over the airfield. The Flamingo was landing when the Bulldog struck it from the side.
  • Putnins, one of the Aviation Division's most experience pilots, was instructing the student (Ravins).

Aviators


Flamingo wreckage

Bulldog wreckage

Bulldog wreckage




Sources

- Briedis, Emils Latviesa Stasts
- Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
- Sparnota Latvija No.17, November 1935.

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