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Today in aviation history – 9th July

On 9th July 1918 died a British fighting ace James McCudden. He gained 57 aerial victories. McCudden was a pilot since 1916 (before that he had benn an observer). He didn’t die during a sortie but on his way from his holidays back to the front. The cause of the accident was faulty engine in his aircraft.

Autor: Redakcja Świat

Redakcja Świat