Photograph of a crashed Gloster Gladiator aeroplane on Lyndhurst Corner, 1938.
The accident in this picture took place on 24 January 1938. The plane was piloted by Sergeant Ernest Harry Lomax, who managed to bail out after failing to recover from a spin at 4,000 feet.
Lomax landed in Beaconsfield Road with very minor injuries, for which he was sent to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.
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