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Thomas Scholes Creswell

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Thomas Scholes Creswell (1887-1914), early aviator

1914 June 4th. Died at Calshot Air Station while flying a Short seaplane. He probably stalled in a turn at low height and applied full elevator suddenly to pull out of the resultant dive and the left hand pair of wings collapsed. The plane dived into Southhampton Water. His passenger A. Rice was also killed.

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Sources of Information

  • The History of British Aviation 1908-14 by R. Dallas Brett. Published c1930.