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Thursday, September 17, 2009

EVENTS for 17th September

On 17th September 1941 Spitfire I X4675 of 53 OTU undershot on landing at Llandow and struck an ambulance causing it to stall and the u/c to collapse.

On 17th September 1948 Tiger Moth T2 T6875 of $ SoTT crashed at St.Athan. The aircraft was practising aerobatics for the Battle of Britain Open Day but the pilot allowed it to stall at the top of a loop and it entered a flat spin, crashing before recovery could be made.

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