Incident Handasyde glider , 06 Jan 1923
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163742
 
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Date:06-JAN-1923
Time:daytime
Type:Handasyde glider
Owner/operator:Frank H. Crane
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Torquay Golf Club, Torquay, Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Torquay Golf Club, Torquay, Devon
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Bungy-launched from the hill at Torquay Golf Club, but dived into the ground and damaged beyond repair. The pilot, Frank H Crane, suffered a sprained ankle.

Sources:

1. Torquay Times, 12 January 1923
2. Ellison, Norman (1971). British Gliders and Sailplanes. London: A & C Black Ltd. p.65. ISBN 0-7136 -1189-8.
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Handasyde_glider
4, https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1954/1954


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Feb-2014 21:28 k8b Added
11-Jan-2015 03:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source]

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