• by Walter Stoneman, negative, April 1942

Grahame Donald

by Walter Stoneman, negative, April 1942

We’ve featured a fair few charmed military mavericks on the Dabbler, such as Adrian Carton de Wiart and Mad Jack Churchill, and this next chap might be the luckiest of the lot -Air Marshal Grahame Donald managed to fall out of his Sopwith Camel, and whilst plummeting to his certain death, land back on his plane again, before climbing back into the cockpit and nonchalantly executing “an unusually good landing”.

Read more about Grahame Donald’s remarkable good fortune and interesting life on Wikipedia

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