Emiel Hartman test flies his Ornithopter, a glider with feathery wings that fly.
Title reads: "Bird Man tries again".
Bird Man Crashes. C/U Emiel Hartman and Flight Lieutenant Angus MacDonald wheeling the Ornithopter (glider with feather wings that flap) out of hanger. Hartman climbs into the Ornithopter. G/V Ornithopter starting to move off. G/V aircraft being towed along the runway, it takes off, the tow line is released. The Ornithopter wobbles along, flying at a low level, the wind catches it and it dives to the ground. C/U Hartman in cockpit talking to MacDonald, despite the crash he is unhurt. C/U wheel with buckled strut on Ornithopter. G/V Ornithopter being pulled back to the hanger by Hartman and MacDonald.
Hartman's experimental flights are sponsored by the Daily Mail.