Date & Time: Jun 19, 1930 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Simmonds Spartan
Operator:
Registration:
G-AAMG
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
34
YOM:
1929
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On approach to Leicester airport, at a height of 1,000 feet, a propeller blade broke off. Pilot lost control of the aircraft that crashed in a field. The pilot was injured and the aircraft was destroyed.
Probable cause:
Propeller blade failure.