By Andrew Piper
This photo was pictured in Norwich City, Norfolk, England in 1957. And this is the Norwich City Council’s first computer. The City Treasurer’s Department were pioneers in the application of computer technology to the work of UK local authorities and businesses.
Hugh Armstrong Robinson was not hurt. He supported himself till help came. The pilot’s seat was directly in the front of the machine, so he was thrown forward instead of being dragged beneath it. The aeroplane was partly wrecked, except the motor, which was not damaged.