|Date of Crash||01 Jun 51||Aircraft Type||Harvard T-6|
|Pilot details||Fg Offr Rikh|
|Short Text||Stalled at Jamnagar 2 killed DNE|
|Details||Harvard crash of F/O Rikh and P/O Rodrigues at Jamnagar in 1951. They were on an instrument flying sortie w/ Rodrigues under the hood in the rear cockpit. After instrument flying, Rikh flew low over a lake. His propellers hit the water and the engine conked out. He just scraped over the water and made land but the aircraft stalled and hit the ground with a terrific impact. Both fuel tanks exploded and the pilots died instantly.|
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