• Short Summary

    A. H. C. Rowson has lucky escape when his autogiro turns over in a sudden gust of wind as he comes in to land.

  • Description

    Item title reads - A very near thing. Mr A. H. C. Rowson has miraculous escape as gust of wind overturns his autogiro in landing, after successful flight at Haldon aerodrome. Devon.

    M/S as the Cierva C.19 Mk 1 autogiro comes down towards the ground and hovers unsteadily. M/S as the gust of wind pulls it backwards, it turns over several times. M/S of people stood around it. M/S of Rowson looking stunned.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    802.35
    Media URN:
    18617
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1929
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:34:00 / 01:59:18:00
    Canister:
    G 1645

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft is a Cierva C.19 Mk 1, Reg. No. G-AAGL.

    The accident took place on 21 September 1929, during an air show to mark the opening of Haldon Aerodrome.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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