A aviation & planes forum. AviationBanter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » AviationBanter forum » rec.aviation newsgroups » General Aviation
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

1956 Valiant crash at Southwick.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old July 15th 03, 08:23 PM
Chris McBrien
external usenet poster
Posts: n/a
Default 1956 Valiant crash at Southwick.

On Friday the 12th May 1956 at 1315 hours a Valiant 'V' Bomber number
WP202 crashed into a railway embankment in Southwick, West Sussex. The
cause was put as a rudder lock. The pilot, Sqn/Ldr. K. Orman, tried to
put the a/c down in Southwick Recreation ground as it was the only
wide open space around. The a/c disintegrated when it hit the

I've only been able to find the odd newspaper cutting from the Times
Index in my local library. Has anyone any deeper information. This
crash was only a mile or so from my Primary School. I was 12 at the

Regards Chris McBrien (687410)

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Homebuilt Airplane Crash Harry O Home Built 1 November 15th 04 03:40 AM
Bizzare findings of Flight 93 crash in PA on 9-11 Laura Bush murdered her boy friend Military Aviation 38 April 12th 04 08:10 PM
AF investigators cite pilot error in fighter crash Otis Willie Military Aviation 0 January 9th 04 09:55 PM
Homemade plane crash Big John Home Built 9 October 17th 03 06:45 PM
1956 Valiant crash at Southwick, UK Nick Pedley Military Aviation 3 July 21st 03 08:05 PM

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:09 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2022 AviationBanter.
The comments are property of their posters.