World Land Speed Record holder Parry Thomas (42), was killed at Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire, Wales when the chain of his car, the High Special Babs, snapped severing his head


Thursday 3rd March 1927

World Land Speed Record holder Parry Thomas (42), was killed at Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire, Wales when the chain of his car, the High Special Babs, snapped severing his head. He was the first driver to die during a world land speed record attempt. This was the final world land speed record attempt made at Pendine Sands.


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