It seems Churchill was very accident prone, and I don’t mean in the sense of small accidents either, but the bigger things such as the time he got hit by a car in New York as he looked the wrong way whilst crossing, or the time he jumped off a bridge and ended up concussed and with a ruptured his kidney. Churchill also took flying lessons, and could have easily been killed when in 1919 his aircraft crashed, leaving his instructor seriously injured, though Churchill himself got away with minor injuries. This experience led to Churchill giving up learning to fly.
He was very accident prone (8/20)
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