Crash, bang, wallop, what a picture! | Nostalgia

Here are some valuable lessons in workplace safety.

Wednesday, 24th November 2021, 6:57 pm

All these accidents would have given today’s health and safety officials palpitations.

The incidents, the majority happened in the wider Portsmouth area, all come from our archive marked Accidents. It’s bulging…

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These three cars and a bus came to grief in 1957 along Eastney Esplanade. Picture: Colin Hull collection.

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A biplane that missed the arrester wire on the flight deck of HMS Courageous.
Come on in... a fire engine embedded in the front room of 82, Paulsgrove Road, Copnor.
Accident at Cosham.
The last day of the Hayling Billy and the remains of Langstone level crossing gates. A Standard Vanguard rammed into the keeper's hut. Picture: Stuart Hales